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From the Field Three ways toys are making a difference across the world
Find out all the ways toys can make a positive change in the lives of children across the world, courtesy of Spinmaster.
From the Field Ending gender-based violence starts with empowering youth
Gender-based violence is a major global public health and human rights issue. AHADI, a World Vision project, is tackling this problem in Tanzania.
From the Field Literacy and play: New ways to build peace
Learn how play-based learning, especially for conflict-affected children, can be an ideal learning approach to foster children's literacy and peaceful societies.
From the Field How children are coping with the crisis in Ukraine
In Ukraine, psychosocial support is helping displaced and traumatized children cope with the trauma of violent conflict.
In the News Supply chain legislation: A first step in fighting child labour in Canada
What is Bill S-211? Why is it key in fighting child labour across the world? Learn more about what Canada is doing to fight child labour—and how you can help.
In the News How recovery from the Türkiye-Syria earthquakes can support gender equality
Women are often left behind in disaster responses. Here’s how gender equality can be at the centre of earthquake recovery in Turkiye and Syria.
From the Field Learning positive masculinity: A guide for men everywhere
How do you cultivate a culture of positive masculinity around the world? Learn more about how to redefine what it means to be a man from the MenCare approach.
In the News Child labour: facts and how to help
What is child labour and what is Canada doing about it? Get the facts on what causes child labour, the global supply chain and what you can do to help stop it.
In the News What is climate change? Facts and figures
Learn more about key facts, causes and effects of climate change, and ongoing solutions to climate crisis.
In the News Sudan crisis: What is happening and how is World Vision responding?
Learn what is happening in Sudan, how children are being affected, and what World Vision is doing.
Change Makers Preventing child marriage in Mali
World Vision Canada’s CEO Michael Messenger reflects on a conversation with Therese Mounkoro, a community leader fighting against child marriage in Mali.
From the Field How the Türkiye-Syria earthquakes have worsened the situation in Syria
From mental health to child protection, here is why the Türkiye-Syria earthquakes are a crisis on top of another crisis.
In the News Who are climate refugees – and how can we help them?
Climate refugees – or climate migrants – grow in number each year. While we all experience the effects of climate change, some groups suffer disproportionately. These include women and children in the most vulnerable regions in the world. Here’s how to help.
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.
From the Field Supporting mental health in the Ukraine conflict
What does it mean to give mental health support during a conflict? Michael Messenger speaks with Melinda, an emergency psychologist on the border of Romania.
Voices Easter far from home: Hearing from Ukrainian refugees
For the first time, many Ukrainians are celebrating Easter away from home for the first time. They share their memories of Easter from their home country.
In the News What is happening in Afghanistan – and why?
Afghanistan’s humanitarian disaster is staggering in both scope and scale. By early 2022, more than half the country’s people – 24.4 million in total – were in dire need. Ninety-five per cent of all Afghans lacked enough to eat, with women and children most cruelly affected.
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 Child soldiers: a conversation with General Romeo Dallaire
Romeo Dallaire talks about his lifelong mission to rally the global community to stop the recruitment and abuse of tens of thousands of children in armed conflicts around the world.
In the News 8 facts about international development assistance
International development assistance is the deployment of resources to economically-disadvantaged areas to reduce and eliminate the root causes and effects of poverty.
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