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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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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Education


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

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Opportunity


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

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Justice


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

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August 18, 2016

World Humanitarian Day 2016

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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August 17, 2016

We Live For a Lack of Dying

“We live for a lack of dying” These were the parting words of Rima, a Syrian refugee, as I stood up to leave. She’s living in a…

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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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