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Posts : March, 2013

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Nothing prepared me for India
25th Mar, 13 | Posted by Sally Gyles
Nothing prepared me for India

Nothing can prepare you for the magic of India. I listened to people’s stories, read books, watched Bollywood films, ate a lot of curry and thought I was ready. I wasn’t.

How children are helping rebuild towns hit by the Japanese quake
19th Mar, 13 | Posted by World Vision
How children are helping rebuild towns hit by the Japanese quake

Meet Honoka. She's one of many young people helping their town's reconstruction efforts after the Japanese quake of 2011. Here she tells her own story.

We all have our superstitions: tales of motherhood around the world
15th Mar, 13 | Posted by Tamara Blackmore
We all have our superstitions: tales of motherhood around the world

Motherhood is not new, nor are the stories, superstitions and traditions that come with it. World Vision's Tamara Blackmore spoke to women in Bangladesh and Mongolia to hear their stories of motherhood.

Success! Australian Government to support ethical suppliers
8th Mar, 13 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley
Success! Australian Government to support ethical suppliers

Today is a significant day in the fight against human trafficking and labour exploitation. This morning, Julia Gillard announced a new approach to ensure no firm providing goods or services to the Commonwealth will be tainted by slavery or trafficking anywhere in the supply chain. This is a big...

International Women’s Day 2013: Untying the knot
7th Mar, 13 | Posted by Michelle Lokot
International Women’s Day 2013: Untying the knot

Today is International Women’s Day: one day set aside to focus on women and girls, to celebrate their resilience and courage and draw attention to the discrimination and violence they continue to face. In my travels, I’ve certainly seen progress for women and girls in accessing the same status,...