October 12, 2016

War Child Launches A Guide to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Legal Protection in Acute Emergencies

Exposed to epidemic levels of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) throughout their displacement, refugee women and girls are more affected by violence than any other population of…

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Where we work

War Child’s programming is rooted in the belief that for a community to properly recover from conflict, it must drive the process.

War Child empowers people to create an environment where childhood can thrive. This is vital not only for the  young people who attend our programs but also for our staff, 95% of whom are recruited locally.

About War Child

War Child is helping mothers and families around the world give their children a safe start in life and give their communities the best chance of a peaceful future.

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Providing children with a place to learn that is free from exploitation and abuse.

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Give young people the skills to learn today and create a better tomorrow.

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Legal aid for children and women whose rights have been violated by war and its aftermath.

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October 5, 2016

Funding from the Government of Canada boosts War Child Canada’s efforts to empower women and girls in Afghanistan 

War Child is extraordinarily pleased to announce that our programs team will be receiving $14.5M from the Government of Canada for the enhancement of women and girls’ rights and the protection…

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September 21, 2016

War Child Responds to Refugee Crisis in Northern Uganda

This year, in recognition of International Peace Day, we celebrate the theme Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace. When we speak about building blocks, it’s hard not to immediately…

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September 6, 2016

Back to School for Young Girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo

For millions of kids across North America, “back to school” means a chance to replenish last year’s stationary, score a handful of new clothing, and invest in a state-of-the-art laptop…

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