May 10, 2016

Peacebuilding Launch in Northern Uganda

On May 2nd, I attended War Child’s launch of “Suluhu”, a cross border Peacebuilding Project at the Kiryandongo district refugee settlement in Northern Uganda, attended by Deborah…

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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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April 14, 2016

Empowering women in Afghanistan: a mother’s story of success

In Afghanistan, a young woman dreamed of becoming a paralegal. She wanted to help support her parents, husband and son by working, but was not allowed. Instead…

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April 14, 2016

A South Sudanese Mother’s Story of Opportunity

When Nahla was thirty years old, the war in Juba, South Sudan threatened to reach her home. With her husband, her own five children and her sisters…

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January 22, 2016

On Paris

Days after the attacks on Paris and Beirut, Samantha Nutt gave the convocation address to the University of Alberta. In it she gave her very personal response…

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