Murky Web of Trafficking

June 12, 2017By Guest AuthorProtecting Children No Comments

This is part four of a four-part series taking a deeper dive into child protection efforts in India. A group of concerned volunteers known as the child protection unit works together to protect children from child labor, child marriage, and child trafficking through education. By Annila Harris Completing their check-up of Reshma, child protection unit members … Read More

Without Education, There is No Dignity

June 8, 2017By Guest AuthorProtecting Children No Comments

This is part three of a four-part series taking a deeper dive into child protection efforts in India. A group of concerned volunteers known as the child protection unit works together to protect children from child labor, child marriage, and child trafficking through education. By Annila Harris Exiting the main street of the community, Sandeep and … Read More

The Child Labor Saga

June 5, 2017By Guest AuthorProtecting Children No Comments

This is part two of a four-part series taking a deeper dive into child protection efforts in India. A group of concerned volunteers known as the child protection unit works together to protect children from child labor, child marriage, and child trafficking through education. By Annila Harris Whether it is because of where they were … Read More

Guardians of the Community

June 1, 2017By Guest AuthorProtecting Children No Comments

This is part one of a four-part series taking a deeper dive into child protection efforts in India. A group of concerned volunteers known as the child protection unit works together to protect children from child labor, child marriage, and child trafficking through education. By Annila Harris  Against the backdrop of Siliguri, West Bengal’s manic train … Read More

The Journey to Becoming an Advocate

May 11, 2017By Guest AuthorAdvocate Stories No Comments

This blog was originally published on the World Vision blog.  By Beth Happick Beth is a co-chairwoman for the Baltimore chapter of Women of Vision, attended the 2012 Women of Vision National Conference in Washington, D.C. Here, she shares some inspiring reflections on how the conference helped her become a passionate advocate for those suffering from … Read More

Job Promise Turns to Nightmare

April 11, 2017By Guest AuthorForeign Assistance 1 Comment

By Rhonda Hirst Joy*, 49, has eight children. She lived a basic yet comfortable life in a remote community in the rolling hills of Ormoc, Philippines. Her husband made coconut wine and sold two large barrels a week for 5,000 pesos, about $100. “We were happy before Yolanda,” she explains. (“Yolanda” is the Philippine name … Read More