October 24, 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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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 7, 2016

War Child Canada to Resume Operations in Iraq

As of this fall, War Child Canada will once again be operating programs in Iraq. War Child Canada worked in Iraq from 2001-2007 and, after receiving funding…

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October 5, 2016

Funding from the Government of Canada boosts War Child Canada’s efforts to empower women and girls in Afghanistan 

War Child is extraordinarily pleased to announce that our programs team will be receiving $14.5M from the Government of Canada for the enhancement of women and girls’ rights and the protection…

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September 21, 2016

War Child Responds to Refugee Crisis in Northern Uganda

This year, in recognition of International Peace Day, we celebrate the theme Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace. When we speak about building blocks, it’s hard not to immediately…

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