When Will We Stop Just Watching?

June 24, 2015By Jessica BousquetteProtecting Children No Comments

Update: Wednesday, June 24, late afternoon Congress appointed Molly Phee U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan. Thank you for all your phone calls! In a just-released report, South Sudan topped the list of the world’s most fragile states for the second year in a row. World Vision’s policy adviser for child protection Jessica Bousquette, shares why … Read More

World Day Against Child Labor

June 12, 2015By WV AdvocacyProtecting Children 1 Comment

Today is World Day Against Child Labor. When young Latha’s mother became sick, she found herself responsible for caring for her younger brothers and was forced to drop out of school. To help her family, she began working 12-plus hours a day as a laborer at a local matchstick factory. Watch her story and how … Read More

Girls Count Act Reintroduced!

March 24, 2015By WV AdvocacyProtecting Children No Comments

Visiting a doctor; going to school; opening a bank account; owning property; getting married— all things that we generally take for granted, but things that millions will never have the opportunity to do because they lack a simple piece of paper— a birth certificate. Globally, one in three children— 230 million— under the age of … Read More