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January 26, 2018By WV AdvocacyLearn about Advocacy 1 Comment

Thanks to advocates like you, the World Vision Advocacy community has been able to accomplish so much in the past two decades. Advocates helped improve educational opportunities for the 58 million children who are not in school by advocating for the passage of the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act. By speaking out for the … Read More

How To Make Your Advocacy Relational

January 25, 2018By WV AdvocacyLearn about Advocacy 4 Comments

Did you know? Over 90 percent of Congress publicly claims faith in Christ. This means that people of faith not only have significant influence with these leaders, but also an incredible opportunity to minister to them, connecting with their hearts as much as their minds.  How do you do this? Through relational advocacy. Why It … Read More

One Stop to Support Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

December 2, 2017By WV AdvocacyGender Equity, Violence Against Women and Girls No Comments

We are mid-way through the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. In Zambia, 47 percent of women report having experienced physical violence by an intimate partner. World Vision, with a grant from USAID, is implementing One Stop Centers to help victims of gender-based violence get the care they need to recover. Watch this video to … Read More

Fighting Violence Against Women

November 25, 2017By WV AdvocacyGender Equity No Comments

It is estimated that 35 percent of women globally have experienced gender-based violence. The negative effects go beyond being just physical. Women can be impacted mentally, reproductive health can decline, and families can suffer economically and emotionally – unfortunately the list is long. But together, we can help end this atrocity. Today begins the 16 Days … Read More

Hope for Refugee Girls on Day of the Girl

October 11, 2017By WV AdvocacyChild Education, Gender Equity, Refugee Crisis 1 Comment

Around the world, girls face significant challenges to their safety and well-being. On the International Day of the Girl Child, World Vision, CARE, Save the Children, the World Bank, AGE Africa, and the FGM Network joined members of Congress for the Overcoming Challenges, Empowering Girls event to address challenges and opportunities for gender equality worldwide. Learn about these … Read More

Fleeing Home: A Refugee Story

October 5, 2017By WV AdvocacyFragile Contexts, Refugee Crisis No Comments

Over 60 million people in the world today have been forcibly displaced from their homes by conflict and strife. Click on the photo below to meet Sarah and Hani, two Syrian refugees who are living in fragile contexts, and learn about their experience as refugees, memories of home, and dreams of the future. Photo: Eight-year-old Syrian … Read More