September 25, 2017

From Myanmar to Charlottesville

It has been a bad year. It feels like something particularly noxious has been unleashed. Bigotry and hatred fuel violence across the world – spilling out from…

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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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September 8, 2017

The Power of Words

Literacy is a basic human right and for good reason. It saves lives. Illiteracy directly affects an individual’s health and wellbeing. For example, women who can read…

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September 6, 2017

What Are You Reading?

It’s National Read A Book Day in the US and International Literacy Day on September 8th, so we thought we’d join in the fun. Here are some…

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August 16, 2017

UPDATE: South Sudan Famine Relief Efforts

For years, South Sudan has struggled with the instability brought on by conflict. Displacement, lack of access to education, sexual gender-based violence, inflation—the list goes on. On…

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