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Posts : June, 2015

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Why would a parent send their child to be married?
9th Jun, 15 | Posted by Tracy McDiarmid
Why would a parent send their child to be married?

Early marriage is a complex issue, and there are a range of reasons why a parent might decide that their child ought to be married. World Vision's Gender Advisor Tracy McDiarmid explains how World Vision is working alongside communities to tackle the root causes of the problem.

A tiny vision of hope amongst the rubble of Nepal
4th Jun, 15 | Posted by Kayla Robertson
A tiny vision of hope amongst the rubble of Nepal

In the wake of death and destruction following Nepal’s devastating earthquake, a tiny vision has arrived in the remote mountainous village of Sugura.

Lessons learnt: A Youth Ambassador trip to Vietnam
3rd Jun, 15 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley
Lessons learnt: A Youth Ambassador trip to Vietnam

Earlier this year Ruth travelled to Vietnam with four Australian Youth Ambassadors, to help them understand the issues of forced, trafficked and child labour. She's sharing her insights about how a trip like this can inspire people to make a difference.

Nilam’s story: “The future of my children will be secure”
2nd Jun, 15 | Posted by Nilam
Nilam’s story: “The future of my children will be secure”

When Nilam was 15, she was forced to marry a man who made her leave school and was violent. One day she left him with her four children - and World Vision was able to help her rebuild her life.