We found 18 results for the Child Protection category. Showing results 11 to 18.
Warning: This content includes mention of abuse and sexual violence against girls. We recommend you read with discretion. Everything changed when Florence turned 12. Instead of a birthday party or a sentimental mother-daughter ceremony to celebrate her transition from childhood to becoming a young lady, Florence’s family received a marriage offer and a bride price. […]
For many women, pregnancy and motherhood is a time of joy and anticipation—at least, some of time. But pregnancy can also be difficult, and not just physically. Even from the onset, some mothers experience anxiety and disappointment relating to their pregnancy or their circumstances. When Hajara got pregnant for the third time in 2020, she […]
Protecting children matters. It doesn’t take much convincing to agree on that. Protection and security are essential for children to thrive, so they are a core need that Compassion seeks to address for every child in our program. We could go as far as saying it is essential to the mission of releasing kids from […]
“The link between poverty and vulnerability to disaster is undeniable. As a result, Compassion staff and church partners are often the first ones on the ground in the wake of an emergency—ready and prepared to respond to the needs of children and their families.” – Compassion International Vulnerability—it’s the common denominator between poverty and natural […]
Worldwide, there are more than 476 million Indigenous people and 5,000 Indigenous people groups spread across at least 90 countries. Although Indigenous peoples make up just 5 per cent of the world’s population, they account for about 15 per cent of the global extreme poor. Indigenous people are nearly three times more likely to be […]
When she was just four, Liza lost both her parents and was left under the care of her uncle. Ten years later, she is bravely speaking out about the painful truth of her living situation.
Content warning: This article includes mention of violence that some readers may find disturbing. We recommend that you read with discretion. ____ As 16-year-old Sarah approached the compound where her family lives, she was intercepted by her frantic mother, Zuri. “What are you doing here?” Zuri said. “Go back!” In that moment, Sarah knew she […]
Compassion International has achieved Level One Certification from Keeping Children Safe (KCS), an internationally recognized child safeguarding organization. In this article, we outline the process and our commitment to protecting the children we serve.