August 18, 2016

World Humanitarian Day 2016

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Community outreach in Northern Uganda

On World Humanitarian Day we celebrate the people who risk their lives in humanitarian service. This year’s theme is ‘One Humanity’. The UN has called it a…

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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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August 7, 2016

International World Youth Day: Redefining Childhood Around the World

On August 12th, International World Youth Day, we celebrate the right of every child to enjoy a childhood. So, what does childhood look like exactly? Let’s take…

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August 4, 2016

Cast Your Vote for War Child and our Mobile Legal Aid Program in Northern Uganda!

Vote now to help War Child support survivors of sexual violence! War Child is excited to share that we’ve been shortlisted for the HiiL Innovating Justice Challenge! But now…

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July 20, 2016

“Making Waves” Radio Based Learning Brings Education to Young Girls in the DRC

Uvira is a small but bustling town in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that extends down the shores of Lake Tanganyika. The town itself is nestled…

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