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From the Field Healthy masculinity means healthy families
How does healthy masculinity help further gender equality? World Vision’s MenCare program has answers—and evidence for how communities benefit.
Change Makers Meet 4 climate youth activists who will inspire you to take action
From Kenya to Mongolia, on Earth Day, meet these four youth activists taking the charge in making climate action happen in their communities.
Change Makers Learning from disrupted learners: A new anthology from the Refugee Education Council
The stories written by the Refugee Education Council of 2021 shed light on the lived experiences of displaced children and youth.
Staff focus makes World Vision a top employer
World Vision Canada recognized as a Greater Toronto Top Employer for the 12th consecutive year.
In the News 2021: An unprecedented year in review
A recap of the key moments in 2021 and how World Vision teams served the world’s most vulnerable children.
Change Makers The shadow pandemic of violence against women and girls
Christine Amisi of the Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, DRC talks about holistic care for survivors of sexual violence with Michael Messenger to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
In the News Five tough places to be a girl right now
Poverty, conflict, and disaster push women and girls to another level of danger. Read about some of the toughest places to be born a girl.
The Healing Power of Music
The story of Hamza, a 12-year-old boy from Damascus, Syria, who writes and performs songs about his dreams extending far beyond the refugee camp he currently lives in.
From the Field Christmas traditions from around the world
Have you wondered how people celebrate Christmas around the world? We wanted to give you a glimpse of different traditions in places like Brazil and Georgia.
In the News A child’s right to speak out: lessons from World Vision’s child participation models
On Universal Children's Day, find out why children's voices must be at the centre of policies and programs that affect them.
In the News Coronavirus crisis: Helping stop the COVID-19 outbreak
COVID-19, or coronavirus disease, has been topping headlines as more than 26,093,544 people and counting have been infected worldwide, with more than 864,563 deaths (as of Sept. 2). Learn more about how World Vision is responding to the crisis.
Change Makers A world-changing idea: the Live Like Alex Water Walk

She led a life dedicated to making the world a better place. Though I never met Alex, I still consider her a role model of mine. Because of this experience, I've become inspired to make a difference in our world- and you can too. 

Voices Martine advocates for children in dangerous places
16-year-old Martine is advocating for vulnerable children in the Democratic Republic of Congo, one of the world’s most dangerous places.
Voices World Prematurity Day: Ending child marriage supports girls' empowerment and reduces premature birth
Assamoni, Morion and Hafcha - three teenagers in rural Bangladesh - are working to reduce preterm birth by ending child marriage.
A silent child
After Ngala’s father was killed by militias last year, her mom left her hometown with her six children to find safety. However, they’ve struggled, often eating only once every other day. At just four-years of age, Ngala is severely malnourished.

 
Change Makers More than enough: How one child sponsorship helps a whole community
Because of World Vision’s community-focused solutions, for every child you help, four more children benefit, too. Debby and her friends are all benefiting thanks to the fact that she’s sponsored.
From the Field How World Vision field staff go above and beyond
Get to know a few of our dedicated and devoted colleagues working on the front lines, often going above and beyond to serve the needs of the most vulnerable children, in some of the most challenging contexts.
In the News 8 tips for talking to kids about tragedy

Talking to children about tragedy is a job most parents would love to avoid. If only our children did not need to hear about things like terrorist attacks, hurricanes, earthquakes and wars. 

Change Makers 8 tips for being a youth advocate
Our generation today is rising up, knowing that we have the power as youth to change the world through our voices. Here are eight tips I've learned on how to sustain your fire for changing the world.
Change Makers A reading camp awakens Milan
A reading camp in rural Nepal is using games, song and dance to improve literacy levels of children, like Milan
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