In this edition of Action News:
Before Jenneh was born, a man paid her mother a dowry. Years later, he came to collect on his promise. What does a girl of 11 think and feel when told her childhood is at an end and she has to marry? What does she do? From Sierra Leone, here's Jenneh's story.
Australian Meg Sattler is part of World Vision's response in the Syrian conflict. On their shared birthday, Meg wrote baby Muna a heartbreaking letter, trying to make sense of her time there.
Once, governments cut aid and there was no backlash. But this year was different. Read about how thousands of Australians spoke out about aid's critical role in ending poverty.