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.
Thrive’s passage’s will usher in new cooperation among USAID and other agencies in implementing early childhood development interventions!
World Vision Advocacy’s Government Relations Director shares how the 2020 election results will impact World Vision’s work around the world.
World Vision is a Christian relief, development, and advocacy organization operating in nearly 100 countries. We advocate for religious freedom in the United States and around the world.
The pandemic has shown us why we need to strengthen efforts to end violence against children. We’ve made some progress in Congress; here’s our next step.
Healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies, World Vision’s approach to family planning, saves the lives of mothers and children with help from faith leaders.
On June 5, World Vision U.S. President issued a statement on racial violence and oppression, and called followers of Christ to action.
In April, the Ending Violence Against Children Taskforce released policy recommendations for governments to keep children safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This week, World Vision’s Director of Government Relations testified before Congress about the unique health challenges women face in developing countries.
The U.S. government implemented safe third country agreements with Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala to stem migration, but our strategy must prioritize safety.