Restarting Businesses In The Wake Of Covid-19
Shaun Kempston Jul 12, 2021 4:32:15 PM

A year ago, the entire world was gripped by COVID-19 challenges. Today, many Americans are optimistic as new cases drop significantly, businesses and churches reopen, and life begins to resume. For some of us, it can...

WOMEN AND GIRLS ON THE GLOBAL STAGE: WHAT DO CSW65 AND GENERATION EQUALITY MEAN?
Marta Galambos Mar 12, 2021 3:11:02 PM
How can women and girls, in every society, participate effectively as full and equal members of their communities?

I first became interested in this question as an undergraduate partnering with global communities to...

This International Women’s Day, help turn the tide for women and girls — with clean water
Lisa M. Anderson Mar 3, 2021 1:02:18 PM

Don’t let March 8 slip by this year — it’s simply too important to overlook. International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate women and their the incredible social, economic, cultural, and political achievements...

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
Elisabeth Rickard Feb 5, 2021 4:19:19 PM

Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. Learn how we’re uniting to end this harmful practice that holds girls back from achieving their potential.

Celebrating International Day of the Girl on October 11
World Vision Staff Oct 9, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Shining a light in the darkness.

Heroes are rising up to shine light into their communities, and it’s girls and women who are leading the charge. Let’s celebrate them this October 11, on International Day of the...

Nothing Will Stop Me
Tamiru Chewaka Sep 28, 2020 5:21:38 PM

Jamaya High School is located in the Shashogo district of Ethiopia, 260 miles south of Addis Ababa. Built five years ago, the school serves 785 students, half of which are girls. The school had four latrines...

New Hope as Coronavirus Storm Lingers
Collins Kaumba Jul 17, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Seated on the ground, 13-year-old Ivy eloquently reads a book in her mother tongue as she leans against the wall of a small mudbrick house in southern Zambia’s Moyo community. In the day’s twilight, the sun...

Coronavirus Makes it a Double-Edged Sword
Collins Kaumba Jul 17, 2020 12:00:00 PM

The wave of fear remains as the coronavirus continues to impact many lives all over the world. Forty-two-year-old Florence Hachiyona of the Moyo community in southern Zambia likens the COVID-19 era as “facing a...

‘Miracle Borehole’ Saves Lives
Collins Kaumba Jul 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Just after 5 a.m. in the Mweebo community in southern Zambia, Nelly Mulavu began her lonely trek through the middle of thick bush to fetch water from the only stream in area. This was her first daily morning chore.

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Sahinoor Helps Protect Neighbors from Coronavirus
George Sarkar Jul 2, 2020 12:00:00 PM

“Just the week before [the] lockdown started in our area I filled my store with new goods. I brought mostly the kitchen items like [the] electric kettle, fan, iron, gas stove, and rice cooker. I invested all the...