From the blog…

Could Increased Economic Access for Women Feed the World?

In: Learn

“Trade of Innocents” encourages us to fight

The upcoming Hollywood drama, Trade of Innocents, is set against the very real backdrop of the crime of human trafficking and those working to fight it. The battle to eradicate modern slavery takes teamwork and World Vision is excited to partner with Justice-Generation in this effort.

In: Learn

Does your voice matter?

On September 4th people from all over the country called their Senators to ask them to support anti-human trafficking legislation.  Together, voices for justice reached Senators from 48 of 50 states.  This week, as Congress returned from recess, two more Senators signed on to support the bill (congratulations Maine and…

In: Learn

Women’s Issue or Justice Issue?

Many of the issues that women face- hunger, lack of education, rape, oppression, restricted access to care and reduced economic opportunity- go beyond being women’s issues, the are Justice issues.  The first step to a solution is to experience what it is like to be a women in some of the most…

In: Learn

Jus·tice noun ˈjəs-təs

Just behavior or treatment. To treat with fairness. Morally right or justifiable. Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In: Learn

What does trafficking look like?

The words, “Human Trafficking” often evoke images of forceful kidnapping, young girls and sexual exploitation.  The facts are that only about7% of trafficking cases involve sexual exploitation.  Boys and girls are trafficked, adults are trafficked and people who are educated are trafficked.  In Santo Domingo, this past June, World Vision…

In: Learn

What can water do?

Betty, age 5, drinks water from a new borehole in Uganda. There is now a greater likelihood that Betty will go to school, be healthy and that her family will have greater economic opportunities.

In: Learn

True education through innovation.

Today, International Literacy Day, is a day to reflect on education. Education should be more than getting children in a school building.  It need to be about effective learning as well.  Today we celebrate All Children Reading , a partnership between USAID, AUSAID and World Vision, and 42 projects that will…

In: Learn

Sex vs. Gender

The concepts of “sex” and “gender” can be confusing, not least because even the experts sometimes use them inconsistently. Sex refers to the innate biological categories of male or female. Gender refers to the social roles and identities associated with what it means to be a man or a woman. Gender…

In: Learn

Justice for Women

In many communities, women are often the last to eat.  It is common for a woman to have no control or say over her medical care or the medical care of her children.  Women often do as much or more labor as men, but have far less access to family…

In: Learn