December 1, 2016

Childhood Can’t Wait: Bite the Bullet and Donate This Holiday Season

Every child deserves a safe and secure childhood, free from violence and fear. But for millions of children around the world, war is the only constant they…

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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 23, 2016

Send a Girl like Afra to School On GivingTuesday

On GivingTuesday, we’re asking you to make a donation that will let war-affected girls like Afra* reclaim their childhood. Let’s get childhood back on track. Why are…

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October 21, 2016

For Iraq’s Displaced Women, Economic Opportunity Can Mean a Brighter Future

 “What I want more than anything is to work so I can keep my mind off everything that happened” – Arwa, an Iraqi woman displaced by ISIS.…

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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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