International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: Changing the trajectory of girls’ lives in Kenya

February 6, 2018By Kathryn ReidViolence Against Women and Girls No Comments

More than 200 million women and girls around the world are living with the results of the dangerous practice of female genital mutilation (FGM/C), also known as cutting and female circumcision, according to a report by UNICEF, the U.N. children’s agency. In the next decade, 30 million more are at risk. The United Nations created … Read More

Aid Expert to Congress: Food Assistance ‘must not be eliminated’

June 14, 2017By Kathryn ReidFood and Nutrition 2 Comments

Speaking before the House Agriculture Committee on June 7, 2017, Margaret Schüler, senior vice president for World Vision’s international programs group, said proposed funding changes to U.S. Government food aid will have “life-or-death consequences for the poorest people in the world” and will threaten America’s safety and security.  Here is the text of her address: … Read More