Veronica was on the path to early marriage. But now she’s back in the classroom and mentoring other students at school and in her community.
Ejang is one of more than 38,000 girls supported by the World Vision SAGE DREAMS project in Uganda. She’s determined, resilient, and empowered.
In Honduras, World Vision’s tech training lab aims to provide positive alternatives to local hardships like poverty, gang violence, and drugs.
This program in Uganda is inspiring young women: “You have to be empowered, to speak for yourself, for no one will speak for you unless you rise up.”
This significant level of funds helps ensure that millions of girls who are out-of-school because of conflicts or disaster are not left behind.
For Kheir and Mhamad, school had a different meaning than it holds for many children. It was not just a place for education; it was a getaway, a place where they could live their childhood.
Prime Minister Trudeau has made women’s and girls’ empowerment a central theme of its G7 Presidency this year. As Prime Minister Trudeau noted in a recent statement, investing in girls’ education, especially in crisis situations, is a vital part of making empowerment a reality.
Around the world, there are various barriers to education. There may be a lack of teachers or tools. Perhaps families feel their children would have greater value elsewhere. Some students may live amidst conflict and the act of attending school itself is unsafe. In many situations, policies that support child education are not well enforced. But, … Read More
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
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