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Posts : November, 2014

World Vision
Using music to give all children a chance at life
28th Nov, 14 | Posted by Ezereve
Using music to give all children a chance at life

World Vision Artist Ezereve is passionate about giving all children a chance at life - so she's using her new album 'Knocking on the Shore' to raise funds for Child Rescue programs in Cambodia.

How I stopped getting bad Christmas presents and helped end exploitation
26th Nov, 14 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley
How I stopped getting bad Christmas presents and helped end exploitation

World Vision's Public Advocacy Manager Ruth Dearnley shares her top tips for giving - and receiving - ethical gifts this Christmas.

Channels of Hope: changing habits and hearts
25th Nov, 14 | Posted by Mariska Meldrum
Channels of Hope: changing habits and hearts

It’s not every day that you hear a community leader freely admit he used to abuse his wife. Yet, this was the experience World Vision staff member Mariska Meldrum had when visiting the Solomon Islands recently.

Hope in paradise: tackling gender based violence in the Solomon Islands
24th Nov, 14 | Posted by Amanda Carey
Hope in paradise: tackling gender based violence in the Solomon Islands

64% of women in the Solomon Islands have experienced physical or sexual violence from an intimate partner. Amanda Carey shares her experiences of how World Vision's Channels of Hope projects are partnering with faith and community leaders to end the violence.

What does ‘ethical shopping’ actually mean?
21st Nov, 14 | Posted by Ruth Dearnley
What does ‘ethical shopping’ actually mean?

'Ethical shopping' could mean many things - World Vision's Ruth Dearnley reflects on what it means to her, and how she puts it into practice.

Why do we do Blog Ambassador trips?
20th Nov, 14 | Posted by Louise Acheson
Why do we do Blog Ambassador trips?

Next week we'll be taking two Blog Ambassadors to visit our work in Uganda - but why would we do that? See why blogger trips can be a positive and useful way to share our work with Australians.