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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 23:29 by

By Vanessa Saraiva, Protection & Gender Senior Advisor, World Vision South Sudan

I have learned so much since moving to South Sudan. The country has various laws and policies that aim to support a woman’s full realization of her rights such as the National Gender Policy, the National Action Plan to Implement Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security and a Standard Operating Procedure for Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention, Protection and...

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 04:46 by Alexandre Gassama

Hi there. My name is Fatou. I’m 17 and I’ve just received my A levels!! I live in a place called Mabo, in the region of Birkelane in the western part of Senegal. My Mum is at home with my two sisters, one brother and myself and my Dad works in Dakar.

Thanks to one of my teachers in school, M. Senghor, I have been working with and supporting World Vision for about 4 years now. I am a peer educator in their child protection programme and also am lucky enough to be one of...

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 09:00 by Deepesh Thakur

As a development and human rights practitioner, I have realised that the translation of global goals and human rights treaties are only possible when there is meaningful engagement of vulnerable communities in dialogue around service failures on their rights entitlement versus government commitments. This should include service user feedback with an aim of bringing solution inclusive public service delivery.

As we enter into the dialogue on promoting inclusive and...

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Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 00:17 by Mike Wisheart

In a cramped settlement in a large city in northeast India, most people live in one-room houses. These houses do not have toilets. The only bathrooms are shared – with about thirty people per toilet. For Nisha, 13, not only are the poorly maintained toilets unhygienic, they also pose a danger – especially at night.

“There are no proper latches in the toilet; one of us has to hold the door for the person inside. So, I cannot...

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Monday, May 23, 2016 - 13:22 by Kevin Jenkins

World Vision is committed to partnering with a diversity of people who can bring life in all its fullness to children – with governments and business, and with our peers in civil society.
We make alliances and sign up with long-lasting and short-term bodies where we can get more done together than apart. This seems obvious in advocacy campaigns. But groups like the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (in relief emergencies) or various...
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