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Pursuing Peace Together

Imagine a world where wounds were healed and reconciliation was made possible because wrongs were acknowledged and forgiveness was both extended and received.  Where hatred and broken relationships were replaced with humble dialogue, and Christlike love fueled spiritual, relational and community development. This is the world World Relief Rwanda is helping build, and it’s the…

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Dear Ivanka

World Relief, along with a host of other evangelical organizations, recently penned a letter to Ivanka Trump urging her “to use her significant influence within the administration” to end the suspension of an anti-trafficking law that has provided safeguards to unaccompanied minors.   Ivanka is the daughter and an advisor to the president of the United…

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World Relief Celebrates New Skincare Line PrettyInside, Giving a Portion of Their Profit to Female Refugees

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** September 16, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co(703) 388-6734 BALTIMORE – Today, Musee Bath, a global company that creates handmade bath products, announced the launch of their sister brand and all-natural skincare line, PrettyInside, which will contribute a portion of all of their profits to women refugees through World Relief. Their generosity will fuel World…

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Rwanda Responds to COVID-19

It’s been a difficult season here in Rwanda. Like many places around the world, Rwanda experienced a total lockdown from mid-March to mid-May as cases of COVID-19 began sprouting up in communities across our country. Today, though some communities have begun to reopen, things have not completely returned to normal. Most church buildings are still…

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Evangelical Anti-Trafficking, Humanitarian and Denominational Organizations Petition Ivanka Trump to Protect Vulnerable Children

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** August 24, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co(703) 388-6734 BALTIMORE – Today, leaders from World Relief, International Justice Mission, World Vision U.S., Bethany Christian Services, the Faith Alliance Against Slavery and Trafficking, the National Association of Evangelicals, the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, the National Latino Evangelical Coalition and various other…

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3 Neglected Global Humanitarian Crises

World Humanitarian Day Every year on August 19, we celebrate World Humanitarian Day — a day that commemorates humanitarian workers who, despite all odds, continue to provide life-saving support and protection to those most in need. Around the world, people suffer daily from extreme poverty, violence, famine, displacement and much more. At World Relief, we…

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COVID and the Issues: Gender-Based Violence

COVID and the Issues: Gender-based Violence

An estimated 243 million women and girls around the world have been subjected to sexual and/or physical violence by an intimate partner in the last 12 months. Experts warn that this number is likely to increase dramatically as security, health and money worries heighten stress within homes, and confined living conditions place women at heightened…

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Leading in Unprecedented Times

Christian Headlines By Scott Arbeiter That these times are unprecedented is undeniable. We’re reminded daily by politicians, health experts and our social media feeds that the world has shifted dramatically to a new state of (dis)order – and the uncertainty feels crippling. Read More

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Are We Becoming a Nation of Closed Doors?

Last month, World Relief published a report in collaboration with Open Doors USA. This report explores how persecuted Christians and the U.S. refugee resettlement and asylum process have been impacted by recent changes in immigration policy. The report found that since 2015, the number of persecuted Christians resettled in the U.S. has dropped by nearly…

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COVID and the Issues: Food Security & Nutrition

Last month, Oxfam projected that the number of people experiencing crisis-level hunger could reach 270 million in 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic – an increase of over 80%. The number is shocking.  Today, in the fifth of our six-week series, COVID and the Issues, we’re talking with Prava Chhetri and Rafael Flores,…

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