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Young leaders at the high level political forum at the UN
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
What young leaders are taking away from the High-Level Political Forum
Photo: Young leaders Liteboho, Roslinda and Nomurandi meet with the UN Special Representative to the Secretary-General Najat Maalla Mjid on violence against children during their time in New York
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In a group photo are Hon. Ummy Mwalimu Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (3rd left); Gilbert Kamanga; WVT National Director (1st left), other stakeholders and children from Nzega and Kagera APs.
A Story Book Set to Help Rewrite the Stories of Young Girls in Tanzania
In Tanzania, the ‘Day of the Africa Child’ was celebrated widely, including a national commemoration which was held in Katoro ward; Geita Region, Lake zone.  World Vision was part of more than 14 stakeholders who partnered with the government through the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children to commemorate the day. At this event; Hon. Ummy Mwalimu was the Guest of Honor. The theme for this year was ‘A Child is the Foundation of a Sustainable Nation: Lets #Care, #Protect and #Develop them’.
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July 8th 2019
The Changemakers
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July 8th 2019
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The daily transport grind is over; 300 South Sudanese girls get bicycles
Josephine Bekita was smiling with excitement. Her dream to own a bicycle just came true. “Going to school is now easy for me”, says this future nurse who is committed to study hard and help her countrymen someday. Three hundred girls like Josephine and young mothers received bicycles in Yambio County that will not only make their movement around town easy but also help create awareness on important issues in their community. The project aims to provide support to 1,300 girls in Western Equatoria Zone in South Sudan.
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July 2nd 2019
Child Participation: Addressing inequalities in decision-making
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June 12th 2019
It takes a world to end violence against children
Niger is one of the countries in the world most affected by violence against children. The living conditions of children are very precarious. Among the forms of violence, one of the most devastating is child marriage. However, this practice varies considerably according to the regions of the country. Despite the efforts of the Government of Niger and its partners, the prevalence rate of child marriage has not changed much in the last 20 years.
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October 25th 2018
UN Day of General Discussion on Children as Human Rights Defenders
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September 27th 2018