The Wage Gap Means Elderly Women Face Poverty

The Wage Gap Means Elderly Women Face Poverty

Yen To  04.19.2015
This year, Equal Pay Day falls on April 20th. It may be too soon to call this a trend, however, some have projected that based on this...
Sponsoring a Child Overseas Can be Sunshine in the Darkness

Sponsoring a Child Overseas Can be Sunshine in the Darkness

Debbie Wolfe  03.11.2015
I've been lucky to have a fulfilling marriage, a job that I love and a life filled with meaning. But like anyone, I'm familiar with the...
We Need Real Action, Not Just Talk About Poverty In Canada

We Need Real Action, Not Just Talk About Poverty In Canada

Janelle Vandergrift  02.19.2015
Today is the World Day of Social Justice. Who among us would disagree with such a concept? The term social justice has become commonplace...
Give Valentine's Gifts That Are Child Labour Free

Give Valentine's Gifts That Are Child Labour Free

Debbie Wolfe  02.12.2015
Working with World Vision, I know that too much chocolate available in our stores comes at the heartbreaking expense of some 2 million...
2015 and the UN: Great Expectations in Times Ahead

2015 and the UN: Great Expectations in Times Ahead

Rosemary McCarney  01.21.2015
2015 promises to be a transformative year on the international development front and is therefore an appropriate time to reflect on a noteworthy...
Why Children Overseas May Not Have Been

Why Children Overseas May Not Have Been "Good" This Year

Debbie Wolfe  12.23.2014
It's true that most governments in developing countries provide education for children. And there's no doubt that millions of children...
10 Years After the Tsunami: Finding Peace in Disasters

10 Years After the Tsunami: Finding Peace in Disasters

Dave Toycen  12.21.2014
As I remember the South East Asian Tsunami and other global disasters which have broken my heart, my challenge has been finding enough...
StatsCan Reveals How Many Canadians Live In Poverty

StatsCan Reveals How Many Canadians Live In Poverty

CP  12.10.2014
OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says 13.8 per cent of the population lived in low-income households in 2012.The agency says its measure of after-tax...
Celebrating 25 Years of Children's Rights

Celebrating 25 Years of Children's Rights

Dave Toycen  11.19.2014
Thursday is the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most widely endorsed human rights treaty in history....
Ontario's Liberals Should Care More About Child Poverty Than Hydro Handouts

Ontario's Liberals Should Care More About Child Poverty Than Hydro Handouts

Mike Schreiner  09. 5.2014
Playing the blame game won't help the 371,000 children currently living in poverty in Ontario. It's time for the Liberals to look in the...

Inside the Life of a Humanitarian Worker

Robert Neufeld  08.18.2014
On World Humanitarian Day, take a look inside the lives of three humanitarian workers from World Vision Canada. You see humanitarian...
Most Child Sex Tourists Are 'Situational Offenders', Not Pedophiles

Most Child Sex Tourists Are 'Situational Offenders', Not Pedophiles

Debbie Wolfe  07.11.2014
We tend to assume that the tourists who abuse children are pedophiles, people with a clinical disorder and an exclusive sexual inclination...
What Refugees Leave Behind When They Flee Their Homes

What Refugees Leave Behind When They Flee Their Homes

Debbie Wolfe  06.20.2014
As we mark World Refugee Day, the latest figures indicate that more than 50-million human beings alive today have been forcibly displaced...
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