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The face of child labour
12th Jun, 15 | Posted by Mark Nonkes
The face of child labour

There are 168 million child labourers in the world today, working in fields, factories, fishing boats and many other places. By addressing the reasons why children are forced to work - and helping communities see the importance of education - World Vision is working to end child labour.

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.

Today is a day to be happy
20th Mar, 15 | Posted by Laura Tay
Today is a day to be happy

Did you know that March 20th is the International Day of Happiness? It’s a day to celebrate the good things – so we’re sharing stories of people who have reminded us of true happiness.

‘We are all children at the end of the day’
3rd Mar, 15 | Posted by Rohit
‘We are all children at the end of the day’

14-year-old Rohit was born with a disability, but he’s determined that it won’t hold him back from achieving his dreams. A passionate advocate for the rights of children with disability in his community, Rohit wants all children to have access to the same opportunities.

How I became an ethical shopper
12th Sep, 13 | Posted by Libby Sanders
How I became an ethical shopper

For Libby Sanders, a trip to India and a pair of $12 jeans set her on a quest to become an ethical shopper.

Culture shock in India: I found it
16th May, 13 | Posted by Kate Rose
Culture shock in India: I found it

It took a while for World Vision Australia’s Kate Rose to find culture shock in the busy city of Delhi, but when she did, it hit hard. My nephew is 14 months old. He loves bananas and banging saucepans with the wooden spoon and giggling at my attempts to...