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World Vision
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.