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A young girl in a red shirt, laughing.

How child sponsorship prevents human trafficking

Poverty puts children at a higher risk of being trafficked. That’s why releasing children from poverty is key to preventing human trafficking—and that is exactly what child sponsorship does.

date: January 9, 2020
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Children smiling and running in a playground in Kenya.

The rights of children—in photos

{4 minute read} November 2019 is the 30th anniversary of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child. According to UNICEF, it is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history, in which world leaders “made a promise to every child to protect and fulfil their rights, by adopting [this] international legal […]

date: November 14, 2019
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A group of girls in Latin America.

3 ways the world has changed for children in 30 years

In this article: God’s heart for children reflected in the global effort to uphold the rights of children. Three ways the rights of children have advanced over the last 30 years. Why we can celebrate and look to the work ahead of us. ____ This year, Compassion joins other humanitarian and child-focused organizations around the […]

date: November 14, 2019
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A boy smiles at the camera, wearing a backpack.

What happens when kids in poverty get education

In this article: The number of children globally that are currently not in school. The effects of a lack of education—including child marriage and human trafficking. What Compassion is doing to provide access to education for children and youth around the world. ____ It’s that time of year—back-to-school! Your social media feed is probably still […]

date: September 12, 2019
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A boy has a white fishing net wrapped around his shoulders. The background is blurry.

Escaping slavery on the most dangerous lake in Africa

The world was dark when Uncle’s stick came rattling at the door. Forced up from the depths of sleep, Ebenezer broke the surface of his dream and rolled to his feet before the man could whip him awake. He followed the line of boys out of the grimy compound and down to the water’s edge; […]

date: February 6, 2019
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Cybersex trafficking targeting children in the Philippines

*Warning: This account contains disturbing details of sexual violence.  “How can an abused child praise God the Father, when she was raped by her own father? How can the children thank God when they are being hurt and punched in the face every day? How can they sing songs when their own mothers are taking […]

date: October 18, 2018
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