Governments are still allowing violence against children
Friday, July 12, 2019
Governments are still allowing violence against children
By Tamara Tutnjevic Gorman, Policy Manager - Ending Violence Against Children Governments are still allowing violence against children. But here are 7 ways they can prevent it. The world has never been safer than today, yet 1.7 billion children, 89% of those alive today, experience some form of violence. Clearly, we are failing our children. 
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Death of the Guatemalan girl Jackeline Caal - World Vision Statement
The life of a child is the most precious treasure of every nation.  World Vision deeply regrets and expresses its sympathy to the family of Jakeline Caal, a 7-year-old child from Guatemala, who died in New Mexico. As a humanitarian and Christian organization, World Vision requests the authorities to investigate the circumstances in which this death occurred, and advocates for the joint search for solutions to prevent more children from facing the dangerous conditions and risks of migration from countries that suffer violence and poverty.
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Violence Against Children: We still have work to do, but every small step counts
By Suelv, aged 14, Young Leader from Albania Hello, my name is Suelv, I am 14 years old from Albania. I live in the coastal city called Vlora. I want to talk about ending violence against children especially physical, psychological and verbal violence. I would like to emphasize the importance of child participation in making a change in children's lives and especially in empowering girls. Ending violence against children
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June 26th 2018
I suggest that authorities help us to live in harmony and in safer environments
By Julia Carrión, World Vision Ecuador Daniela Vergara is 11 years old. She came from the Municipality of Huapicauca in Colombia. She arrived in Ecuador with the aim of getting people to listen to her voice through her proposals for the new urban agenda in the context of the Habitat III conference. She represents her country’s children and she is very happy to be part of this great event, as she herself says...
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Literacy is a foundation of learning and builds sustainable development
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Rose Mary Hou received the cooking competition's winning prize from a representative of Origin Gas
The healthiest meal in South Malaita
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August 10th 2016
Reaching the ‘hardest-to-reach’ children
Six months after her parents were murdered by sadistic rebels, 16-year-old Gloria tells the story as unemotionally as she can – but still ends in tears. She had been sent to fetch water while her family worked on their palm oil plantation in verdant, tropical Erengeti, in the “Grand Nord” of eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). On her way back, she saw “men raiding”. Creeping up, she had a clear view of the confrontation between a crowd of armed men and her mother and father.
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