“There is no tool for development more effective than the education of girls and the empowerment of women.” –Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
World Vision is on mission to create a protective environment around children, not just so that they survive but also thrive in their communities. Our programs aim to provide for the physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual needs of the most vulnerable children.
Millions of children around the world are vulnerable to a wide variety of hazards and obstacles to their well-being — abuse and exploitation, dirty drinking water, poor nutrition, lack of education, to name a few — and among the most vulnerable are girls.
A few examples …