AUSTRALIA is not making sufficient progress in policies and programs to support children, particularly disadvantaged children in our country. We have regressed in areas of critical importance and systems designed to protect children are in crisis.
OXFAM’S local partners in Sulawesi are planning to reach 100,000 people with essential aid, but access and communications remains challenging, after a massive earthquake and tsunami hit towns on the Indonesian island on Friday night.
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and renowned actress Vanessa Redgrave, met with Syrian, Palestinian and Lebanese children and youth in Lebanon during a two-day visit to the country this week.
More than 104 million children and young people are out of school in countries affected by war or natural disasters
A new UNICEF report has found that 1 in 3 children and young people between 5 and 17 years old living in countries affected by conflict or disaster – 104 million – are not in school, a figure that accounts for more than a third of the global out-of-school population. In total, 303 million 5-17 year-olds are out of school worldwide.
IN the past two months Liam has learned to crawl. His chubby legs have grown the strength and balance to pull himself up against a kitchen chair. He’s started to say “mama” and “dada” clearly. In January, he will turn one, writes World Vision Australia CEO Claire Rogers.
TB continues to kill more people than HIV/AIDS and Malaria combined. In 2017, 1.6 million people died due to TB, and another 10 million people got ill, yet only 6.4 million of those were reported, writes Shiva Shresthra, Global Campaigns Manager of RESULTS International (Australia).
Many Australians woke recently to the face of little George on the front pages and screens of the nation. There he stood for all to see in a baby-blue T-shirt, printed with the googly eyes of a friendly monster — the sort of top you might buy a nephew for his birthday, writes Claire Rogers, Chief Executive Officer, World Vision Australia.