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All children should be going back to school
30th Jan, 15 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley
All children should be going back to school

It's back to school time for kids in Australia. Around the world 168 million children will be denied an education this year, trapped in child labour instead.

Amazing achievements in fighting global poverty in the last 15 years
15th Jan, 15 | Posted by Laura Tay
Amazing achievements in fighting global poverty in the last 15 years

In 2000, global leaders set eight goals that if achieved by 2015, would halve global poverty. To celebrate the end of the Millennium Development Goals, we're looking at all that has been achieved in the last 15 years.

Working towards gender equality, for women and girls worldwide
8th Oct, 14 | Posted by Roscel Diego
Working towards gender equality, for women and girls worldwide

This weekend, the world observes the International Day of the Girl Child. This year the theme is empowering adolescent girls and ending the cycle of violence. As an organization committed to working with communities to address gender issues faced by girls, World Vision has been reflecting on how...

40 Hour Famine: Building Blocks
1st Aug, 14 | Posted by Jordan Gallagher
40 Hour Famine: Building Blocks

Youth Ambassador Jordan loved her high school - but she was amazed to discover that "classroom education is just one piece in a complex mosaic of factors that combine to break the poverty cycle."

Remember your first day of school?
15th Feb, 13 | Posted by Lisa Hodson
Remember your first day of school?

It was my daughter Daisy’s first day of Prep recently. There was such a build-up to the big day, like we were preparing for a birthday. Family, friends and strangers all asked her how “excited” she was, and then checked my face for tears.