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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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 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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September 13, 2017

Spotlight on: Winnipeg

War Child has a long history in Winnipeg, going all the way back to The Tragically Hip launching us onto the national stage, headlining the largest outdoor…

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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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