November 19, 2017

IKEA Canada’s Let’s Play For Change Campaign is Launched!

IKEA Canada has announced the second year of its Let’s Play for Change campaign, supporting children’s development and learning, equal participation, sports, and of course, play. 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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October 24, 2017

What if women were given the chance to lead?

You may have seen the images. Thousands of Liberian women – both old and young, Christian and Muslim, all dressed in white – sitting in silent protest…

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October 18, 2017

My heart is broken.

Samantha Nutt’s Eulogy for Gord Downie, published today in the Globe and Mail. My heart is broken. Shattered in ways that feel incomprehensible, though I knew this…

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October 17, 2017

Chantal Kreviazuk: My Return to Iraq

I first travelled to Iraq in 2001. It was my first trip with War Child and it was life changing. My return to the country earlier this…

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