Children have the right to be protected, yet millions suffer from violence, exploitation and abuse every day.
The number of children in child labor has risen to 160 million worldwide – an increase of 8.4 million children in the last four years – with millions more at risk due to the impacts of COVID-19, according to a new report by the International Labor Organization and UNICEF.
Every year, at least 12 million girls are married before they reach the age of 18. This is 28 girls every minute. One in every five girls is married, or in union, before reaching age 18 (United Nations).
When you give a single-gift or give monthly to become a World Vision CRISIS CHILD PARTNER, you’ll help keep children safe from harm, teaching communities to protect children and prevent new cases of abuse or exploitation. In some cases, we provide things like access to health care, counseling, education, and vocational training to help survivors heal and return to their families.