Legislation focused on mental health support for children has been introduced in Congress. Your voice can help it get passed!
Ending Child Labor in Honduras: Listening to the community
Learn more about how World Vision is tackling the root causes of child labor in Honduras and how you can help keep that work going!
Fighting Education Inequity: Young People are Critical to Transforming Education
Meaningful, active, and inclusive youth participation, engagement, and partnership must be a core pillar of education policy. Learn more!
Legislative victory against human trafficking
Legislation has officially passed the House to address human trafficking! Learn more about how this will impact children everywhere.
Refugee Hope: A Son’s Perspective
The son of a Vietnam refugee shares his story – and advocates for foreign assistance to address crisis around the world!
Four survivors of gender-based violence join World Vision to rescue others
In India, four young girls who escaped child sex trafficking found a safe place in World Vision survivor groups. Now, they’re advocating for girls still waiting for justice—even if it meant putting themselves at risk again.
Honduran Kids Use Art to Talk About Child Labor
To encourage children to express their feelings, World Vision’s Bright Futures project, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, invited children to share their thoughts on child labor and children’s rights through art!
Historic MINDS Act To Provide Mental Health Support for Children in Need
In light of World Mental Health Day – in addition to the reality of a COVID-19 affected world – now is a critical moment to provide vulnerable children and their caregivers with the mental health and psychosocial support and care that they need. Help us pass the Mental Health in International Development and Humanitarian Settings (or MINDS Act) today.
How the U.S. and Honduras are Teaming Up to Stop Child Labor
Working to stop and prevent child labor is a key piece of World Vision’s goal to foster hope and build resilience in Central America, so that families have hope for the future and don’t feel pressed into negative coping mechanisms like sending children to work.
Addressing Violence in Central America
Violence has a negative impact on all aspects of people’s lives— physical, emotional, economic, social, and political—and is a key driver for forced migration from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. Children, youth, and women suffer the most from the impact of violence. Despite pandemic lockdowns and social distance restrictions—and a slight decrease in homicides—news about homicides, disappearances, and recently, the increase of violence against women and children, make the headlines of country newspapers every day. This diminishes the fragile hope for a better future of the Central American people.