Trading Child Marriage for College Textbooks

Trading Child Marriage for College Textbooks

November 28, 2017By Guest AuthorGender Equality 3 Comments

Harassment is one of many challenges girls and women face in Delhi, a sprawling city of 25 million people where there are problems of safety, vulnerability to violence and exploitation, pollution, and unsanitary or overcrowded living conditions. But empowered by sponsorship, girls in one neighborhood are overcoming poverty and trading child marriage for college textbooks. … Read More

Fighting Violence Against Women

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

Pray for Your Leaders

Pray for Your Leaders

November 16, 2017By Zoey WilsonBiblical Call to Advocacy 1 Comment

There are 535 men and women who serve as our members of Congress and these are just some of our country’s leaders. People who are government leaders, whether members of Congress, the President, the Cabinet, or even state representatives, are faced with difficult decisions daily in addition to balancing commitments to family and friends. Often, … Read More

Tell Us Where Your Passion Is

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

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