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Posts : March, 2018

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VICE and Andrew Quilty visit the Beqaa Valley
28th Mar, 18 | Posted by Angus Smith
VICE and Andrew Quilty visit the Beqaa Valley

Like so many Syrians, Ibrahim is enduring a life in limbo, consigned to a tent settlement about 30 minutes from the Syrian border. But as the conflict rages on, home might as well be a world away.

Heroism in the Uganda refugee camp.
27th Mar, 18 | Posted by Prasanna De Silva
Heroism in the Uganda refugee camp.

This put Jaqueline in a tough situation. The past months had been full of hardship as she had taken care of her children, endured pregnancy while travelling with no food, and given birth to her child in a refugee camp. Now here were four more boys, begging her to...

Improved water systems wash away refugee mother’s health and safety worries.
22nd Mar, 18 | Posted by Joy Maluyo
Improved water systems wash away refugee mother’s health and safety worries.

Now with clean water just a stone’s throw away from their tent, Nur is at peace. She doesn’t have to worry about her children catching water-borne diseases, or their safety.

Turning on the tap to clean water in rural Zambia.
19th Mar, 18 | Posted by Gabrielle Bourke
Turning on the tap to clean water in rural Zambia.

The installation of water tanks and availability of clean water in Zambia is contributing to transformative change in health, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and livelihoods. Children now have access to safe water for drinking, families are learning to improve sanitation and hygiene practices, and farmers are able to...

Refugee girls deserve dreams and an education
8th Mar, 18 | Posted by Tanjin Ifat Tanny Islam Sathi
Refugee girls deserve dreams and an education

As a World Vision interpreter in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, I hear many harrowing stories every day from the refugees who fled the violence in Myanmar, especially women and girls.

Five things I’ve learnt about gender equality: Reflections on International Women’s Day.
8th Mar, 18 | Posted by Ellie Wong
Five things I’ve learnt about gender equality: Reflections on International Women’s Day.

Women and girls do not exist in a vacuum. They are part of family and community structures, which include men and boys. Our programming needs to get both sexes in discussions around gender equality, including decision making around income generation and household spending.