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From the Field Protecting the right to education: What you should know
Here are facts and figures about what it takes to protect the right to education and what can be done to make sure all children have quality education.
Change Makers Education in emergencies: The key to unlock human rights
Education is under crisis for over 200 million children globally. Michael Messenger talks with Yasmine Sheref, director of the UN’s Education Cannot Wait.
Generosity through sponsorship transforms lives
At World Vision, we’ve seen time and time again how generous acts can uplift and transform lives in beautiful ways. With the help of sponsorship, the needs of countless children across the world have been met. What’s more, our vision for all the world’s children can grow closer to reality.
Change Makers Refugee voices must drive refugee education
The new Global Refugee Education Council will inform and strengthen the Government of Canada’s commitments to addressing the growing global displacement crisis.
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.
In the News 10 major causes of poverty and how we can help solve them
Poverty remains a serious threat to the lives and well-being of people globally. This article discusses the main causes of poverty plaguing the world today.
Change Makers Refugee education needs refugee voices
The new Global Refugee Education Council will inform and strengthen the Government of Canada’s commitments to addressing the growing global displacement crisis.
In the News 8 world-changing solutions to poverty
The World Bank forecast that in 2021, severe poverty would increase to between 143 million and 163 million people. Even here in Canada, poverty rates are on the rise.
In the News Why is education important and how does it affect one’s future?
Education is an important part of life regardless of one’s gender, race, or social class. This article explains why and how education affects one’s future.
In the News Why is education important and how does it affect one’s future?
Education is an important part of life regardless of one’s gender, race, or social class. This article explains why and how education affects one’s future.
In the News Destroyed, alienated, enslaved: education under attack
The International Day to Protect Education from Attack highlights statistics like 75 million 3-to-18-year-olds live in countries where education is being disrupted by violence.
In the News Children’s rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Child poverty is complex. When a child lacks even one critical essential – clean water, nutritious food, education, healthcare or safe shelter – she is considered impoverished.
In the News Child poverty: causes and consequences
Child poverty is complex. When a child lacks even one critical essential – clean water, nutritious food, education, healthcare or safe shelter – she is considered impoverished.
In the News Our most read stories from 2020
We look back at the year that was and the stories you read most in 2020. Find out how they reflected our lives in a tough year.
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.
From the Field How to build a reading corner
Making a reading corner in your home or classroom is as easy as A, B, C!
Change Makers 5 innovative ways kids are going back to school
Families around the world are preparing for an uncertain return to school. Read about five innovative ways kids are going back to school around the globe.
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A reminder of the why supporters of World Vision strive to improve the lives of children and families.
In the News Why do we need International Literacy Day?
International Literacy Day is September 8. Literacy is a human right and transforms children's futures. What happens to a child's prospects when he or she is illiterate?
Change Makers A force to be reckoned with: Sarafina’s Story
One young girl whose broken past inspired her bright future.
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