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.
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.
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...
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."
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.