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Coffee’s Hidden Kick: Labour exploitation in the global coffee community May 12, 2016

Would you enjoy your morning cuppa as much if you knew it may have arrived through exploitative labour practices? You may spend €3.00 on a cup of coffee, but coffee growers may receive as little as three cents. Often, this is not enough to support them or their families

New legislation brings child soldiers back to their families March 19, 2016

For former child soldiers like Naung being enlisted in the army meant being taken away from his education. After failing his exams Naung had no other option and was opened up to the terrifying life of a soldier at a young age. Thanks to World Vision he is now back with his family and friends. Read his story.

Carrying the Burden: Srey’s story October 05, 2015

There are 168 million child labourers worldwide, Srey is one of them and is involved in the worst forms of child labour – like manufacturing. It’s backbreaking labour and it’s not meant for a 13-year-old girl.

The Children who Have Forgotten the Words April 10, 2015

World Vision's Dominica Leonard travelled to the Middle East to meet Iraqi and Syrian refugees. Here she tells the story of three young children who stole her heart in the midst of a refugee camp in Lebanon.

No gas, no money, and a harsh winter on the way December 01, 2014

More than 600,000 displaced Iraqis are in desperate need of winter assistance as temperatures continue to drop, and the mountainous region of Kurdish-controlled Iraq receives its first snows.