“For a moment of time, I can forget about the pain we went through in Burma during the violence. Here I can talk and share my sufferings with other women.”
Both family separation and detention — unaccompanied or as a family — have proven toxic for children’s overall development and long-term well-being.
More than 28 million children were forced to leave their homes in 2016 alone. Unfortunately, these numbers are a part of a growing trend.
This significant level of funds helps ensure that millions of girls who are out-of-school because of conflicts or disaster are not left behind.
“I spent time connecting with two families about life in the camp, their thoughts about the future, and the challenges they faced.”
As a Christian organization, we believe God calls us to be His co-workers in defending the vulnerable, the marginalized, and the powerless.
We promise that calling your members of Congress isn’t scary and is actually pretty easy. Your advocacy on these bills matters now more than ever.
For Kheir and Mhamad, school had a different meaning than it holds for many children. It was not just a place for education; it was a getaway, a place where they could live their childhood.
Prime Minister Trudeau has made women’s and girls’ empowerment a central theme of its G7 Presidency this year. As Prime Minister Trudeau noted in a recent statement, investing in girls’ education, especially in crisis situations, is a vital part of making empowerment a reality.
This post is largely dictated from a World Vision joint report, Childhood Interrupted: Children’s Voices from the Rohingya Refugee Crisis authored by Eline Severijnen and Linda Ridwan Steinbock. “We live a captive life here. We cannot do anything we want to do. We cannot play here, there is no football and there is not enough … Read More