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Ending Child Marriage December 11, 2017

A little bit about me and my connection with World Vision! Hi there. My name is Fatou. I’m 17 and I’ve just received my A levels!! I live in a the western part of Senegal. My Mum is at home with my two sisters, one brother and myself and my Dad works in Dakar.

Nepal’s President supports campaign to end child marriage August 14, 2017

International children’s charity World Vision joined hands with the Nepali President, The Rt. Honourable President Bidya Devi Bhandari to launch a campaign aimed at ending child marriage in one of the most affected countries in the world.

Children the First Line of Defense –Early Marriage in Imperi July 17, 2016

Imperi ADP in Sierra Leone has continued to establish and strengthen Children’s Clubs, where children learn life skills and discuss important issues in their lives, including issues around child protection. A story from Maloma Kids Club highlights the impact these clubs can have in changing children's lives. 

“How I almost became a wife at 11.” September 14, 2015

Thanks to child sponsorship, Ferdaushi is no longer at risk of being married off as a child bride. Instead she is free to pursue an education

Education programming in South Sudan keeps children’s dreams alive July 31, 2015

Since the outbreak of conflict in South Sudan in late 2013 an estimated 400,000 children have been unable to continue their education and subsequently forced to drop out. This is the story of one of these children.

Sierra Leone: Ebola closes schools, imperils students’ future February 18, 2015

Schools are closed in Sierra Leone because of the Ebola virus. Twelve-year-old Zainab worries about falling behind in learning. She and her mother say children may become dropouts or child brides if they are out of school for long.

More Than Social Justice February 17, 2015

World Vision is on mission to create a protective environment around children, not just so that they survive but also thrive in their communities. 

Under The Big Tree February 02, 2015

Last month, our wonderful writer/photographer team (Kari Costanza and Jon Warren) was in Tanzania, where they heard an amazing story of a community standing up to protect a little girl…from a very early marriage. This is what happened!