World Vision helps end harmful traditions
Kathryn Reid Feb 5, 2019 1:16:42 PM
After 20 years, a circumciser in Kenya laid down her tools—a knife and a razor blade. World Vision helps girls, boys, and communities to stand against the dangerous, damaging practice of Female Genital...
Freed from forced marriage, Sabina helps others
Justus Koech, World Vision Kenya Feb 5, 2019 11:53:56 AM
A World Vision Child Protection Officer meets with Sabina* (r) and Kibset* (l) at Morpus School

Sabina, a 15-year-old girl in West Pokot, Kenya, has escaped a forced marriage and is working to prevent...

Restoring their dreams
Justus Koech, World Vision Kenya Feb 1, 2019 12:19:53 AM
James Lokuk speaks to students at Morpus School

He has become the face of Child Protection in West Pokot County, a voice for the protection of girls escaping the violence of Female Genital Mutilation and...

14th Annual Strong Women Strong World event wrap-up
World Vision Staff Dec 6, 2018 9:31:12 PM

More than 250 men, women, and young people from around the globe came together for World Vision’s 14th Annual Strong Women Strong World Event in New York on November 30. They learned more about the plight of women...

International Day of the Girl Child
World Vision Staff Oct 4, 2018 4:05:38 PM

The evidence is indisputable.  When girls and women have better access and opportunity, progress is accelerated.  Children are better cared for, families are stronger, and communities are more prosperous.  World...

From embarrassment to celebration in Malawi: Sanitary rooms help keep girls in school
Charles Kabena Aug 21, 2018 2:47:43 PM

Instead of celebrating adolescence, 19-year-old, mother of two, Malita, recalls days filled with pain and societal seclusion, which resulted in her dropping out of school. Malita remembers that she and her female...

Ending second generation trafficking in the red-light district of West Bengal, India. One girl at a time.
Neola D'souza Jul 30, 2018 2:55:39 PM

Essential human rights, liberty, and dignity are being torn from millions of people today. They’re sexually exploited, forced into labor, domestic servitude, and thrown into begging and stealing in an illicit...

World Vision participates in panel discussion about breaking gender barriers
World Vision Staff May 4, 2018 5:26:01 PM

May 4, 2018 Panel Discussion at the University of WashingtonWomen's Economic Empowerment - Breaking Gender Barriers and Advancing Equity

Seven ways to empower women and girls
World Vision Staff Mar 6, 2018 3:18:39 PM

To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, here are seven easy ways to make a big difference in the lives of daughters, sisters, and mothers around the world — and right in our own neighborhoods.

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: Changing the trajectory of girls' lives in Kenya
Kathryn Reid Feb 2, 2018 2:32:11 PM

More than 200 million women and girls around the world are living with the results of the dangerous practice of female genital mutilation (FGM/C), also known as cutting and female circumcision, according to a ...