A Culture of Bride Abduction

There was quietness in the wind as Munk recounted her story of pain, betrayal and abandonment. She lifted up her hands, tanned and sun-beaten, to wipe away tears from her eyes.

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“I Now Care for the Man Who Abused Me.”

Indian student Maggie nurses her father. She feeds him, dresses him and washes him. Not so long ago, her father systematically abused her.

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Preventing Child Abuse Before it Starts

This video is about child abuse, exploitation, prostitution and trafficking. So why are these children smiling?

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The Voice

One night, alone in a field, our president and CEO cried out on behalf of children around the world, and God answered.

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Overcoming Abuse Through the Love of Jesus

Fancy grew up with no mother because her parents had separated. It was tough growing up with just her father because he did not understand what it meant to love and care for a child.

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Assisting Burmese Refugees in Thailand With International Justice Mission

With an internal war in Burma tearing at the country for more than 50 years, refugees have been pouring into northern Thailand, seeking some way to survive. In response to this need, Compassion and International Justice Mission have partnered to help support the refugees as they begin a new life.

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A Candle in the Darkness

This month’s Christianity Today cover story is Wess telling his story of childhood abuse and deliverance in a West Africa boarding school. The houseparent had marched me to the school’s dining hall, dragged a metal chair across the concrete […]

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Who Has the Responsibility for Protecting Our Children?

Our mandate as child advocates is to ensure that all children within our care and those we interact with every day enjoy a loving and safe environment.

We are committed to protecting children from all forms of abuse and exploitation. Our board policy communicates this clearly by stating that: “Concern for children is the cornerstone upon which Compassion International has been built. We are opposed to all forms of abuse and exploitation and will do everything within our power to ensure that no harm comes to any child registered in our program due to his or her involvement in the ministry of Compassion International.”

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Risks Remain Large for Kenyan Children

While the East African nation of Kenya does not grab as many headlines as its less stable neighbors to the west, disease, malnourishment and violence are leaving a mark on this generation of Kenyan children. About 500,000 Kenyan children are missing […]

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Protecting Our Children

In Indonesia, children’s rights are a critical issue — as in many countries, women and children are often the most vulnerable members in the community. Disasters often bring immediate attention from governments, such as the recent earthquakes […]

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