One Stop to Support Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

December 2, 2017By WV AdvocacyGender Equality, Violence Against Women and Girls No Comments

We are mid-way through the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. In Zambia, 47 percent of women report having experienced physical violence by an intimate partner. World Vision, with a grant from USAID, is implementing One Stop Centers to help victims of gender-based violence get the care they need to recover. Watch this video to … Read More

Fighting Violence Against Women

November 25, 2017By WV AdvocacyGender Equality No Comments

It is estimated that 35 percent of women globally have experienced gender-based violence. The negative effects go beyond being just physical. Women can be impacted mentally, reproductive health can decline, and families can suffer economically and emotionally – unfortunately the list is long. But together, we can help end this atrocity. Today begins the 16 Days … Read More

Tell Us Where Your Passion Is

November 2, 2017By WV AdvocacyFrom the Blog 3 Comments

You are the heart of our advocacy, and we are so grateful for every contribution you have made. This is why we want to hear from you! What priorities do you want to raise to Congress in the upcoming year? Take our survey below – it will only take a couple minutes. We will use … Read More

Ending Violence Against Children: What You Need to Know

October 30, 2017By WV AdvocacyAbout, Child Education, Protecting Children, Refugee Crisis No Comments

Check out our interactive guide on ending violence against children. With over 1 billion children affected, we must find a solution to protect these children from harm. Photo: Syrian refugee children head home on the World Vision bus after a fun day at the Child Friendly Space and Early Childhood Education Center. Near Zahle’ in … Read More

Coming Together to Support Girls on Day of the Girl

October 12, 2017By WV AdvocacyGender Equality 1 Comment

On the International Day of the Girl Child, World Vision, CARE, Save the Children, the World Bank, AGE Africa, and the FGM Network joined members of Congress for the Overcoming Challenges, Empowering Girls event to address challenges and opportunities for gender equality worldwide. Around the world, girls face significant challenges to their safety and well-being, … Read More

Hope for Refugee Girls on Day of the Girl

October 11, 2017By WV AdvocacyChild Education, Gender Equality, Refugee Crisis 1 Comment

Around the world, girls face significant challenges to their safety and well-being. On the International Day of the Girl Child, World Vision, CARE, Save the Children, the World Bank, AGE Africa, and the FGM Network joined members of Congress for the Overcoming Challenges, Empowering Girls event to address challenges and opportunities for gender equality worldwide. Learn about these … Read More