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.
When Youth Ambassador Nicola visited Vietnam with World Vision, she saw how World Vision's Area Development Programs work alongside communities to tackle their unique problems.
Early marriage is a complex issue, and there are a range of reasons why a parent might decide that their child ought to be married. World Vision's Gender Advisor Tracy McDiarmid explains how World Vision is working alongside communities to tackle the root causes of the problem.
In the wake of death and destruction following Nepal’s devastating earthquake, a tiny vision has arrived in the remote mountainous village of Sugura.
Earlier this year Ruth travelled to Vietnam with four Australian Youth Ambassadors, to help them understand the issues of forced, trafficked and child labour. She's sharing her insights about how a trip like this can inspire people to make a difference.
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.