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Time to be resolute about our resolutions.

16 January 2018 | Posted by Dane Moores | (0) comments

We need to make sure that the countries that signed onto the SDGs – including Australia – do not forget their resolutions. Between now and 2030, we must make sure that resolutions made become resolutions kept.

Shine a light for Syrian refugees.
21st Dec, 2017 | Posted by Donna Shepherd | (0) comments
Shine a light for Syrian refugees.

Chair of World Vision International Donna Shepherd travelled with CEO and President Kevin Jenkins to Jordan and Lebanon in November 2017 to shine a light on the ongoing plight of Syrian refugees as we head towards Christmas and the seventh cold winter since the war began. Here, she reflects...

Remembering the world’s forgotten conflict on Human Right’s Day.
10th Dec, 2017 | Posted by Pauline | (0) comments
Remembering the world’s forgotten conflict on Human Right’s Day.

I’m 15 and my sister Misenga is ten, and can only walk short distances at a time. We followed men pushing their bicycles on the road to Kananga to try and find our grandmother. We slept hidden in the bush to keep safe. we arrived at our grandmother’s house,...

Australian volunteers empower children with disabilities around the world.
1st Dec, 2017 | Posted by Gabrielle Bourke | (0) comments
Australian volunteers empower children with disabilities around the world.

A world away, a team of Australian volunteers gather in a warehouse in the heart of suburban Perth, Western Australia. The volunteers are about to begin another day of work with Wheelchairs for Kids – an organisation whose mission is to manufacture and distribute wheelchairs to children in the...

Myanmar-Bangladesh crisis: human lives in turmoil.
29th Nov, 2017 | Posted by Prasanna De Silva | (0) comments
Myanmar-Bangladesh crisis: human lives in turmoil.

The moment you enter the camp at Cox’s Bazaar, you are plunged into confusion – millions of people,different aid agencies trying to help. It’s a chaotic place. Before this, Cox’s Bazaar was not a very densely populated place - they had a peaceful life. Now there are thousands of...

“I am the Change I want to See”
29th Nov, 2017 | Posted by World Vision | (0) comments
“I am the Change I want to See”

"Violence against women is not inevitable. We all have a role to play to prevent it. In our work, we empower women and strengthen institutions related to reporting. But let’s remember, the greatest influence we will ever have is in our homes."

Child protection is everyone’s responsibility
20th Nov, 2017 | Posted by Leah Swann | (0) comments
Child protection is everyone’s responsibility

"We must take intentional steps to scale up programs to protect refugee children,” he says.