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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September 6, 2017

What Are You Reading?

It’s National Read A Book Day in the US and International Literacy Day on September 8th, so we thought we’d join in the fun. Here are some…

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August 16, 2017

UPDATE: South Sudan Famine Relief Efforts

For years, South Sudan has struggled with the instability brought on by conflict. Displacement, lack of access to education, sexual gender-based violence, inflation—the list goes on. On…

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August 8, 2017

Afghanistan Today – an interview with Aftab Tariq Ihsan

Aftab Tariq Ihsan is Head of Program Development and Quality for War Child. Here he tells us his view of Afghanistan, War Child’s role in it and what…

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July 25, 2017

Afghanistan: Before The Rain Of Fire

In 1977, a young Canadian, Chris Lowry, travelled through Afghanistan, following the hippy trail to India. The following year, a Marxist coup broke 60 years of uninterrupted…

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July 17, 2017

Twice the Miles, Twice the Impact.

Make your Miles Matter From July 17th until midnight July 23rd every Aeroplan mile donated to War Child will be doubled*. Miles help our local and international…

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UPDATE: South Sudan Famine Relief Efforts

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June 29, 2017

Samantha Nutt: Words for Canada 150

Earlier this year, Samantha Nutt gave a a speech for The Walrus 150 series. Here is the video and text, just in time for Canada Day.  

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June 20, 2017

World Refugee Day

Half of the world’s refugees – a staggering 8 million – are children. They didn’t ask for the conflicts that tore apart their homes and communities. They

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May 30, 2017

Government of Canada Matching Famine Relief Donations

Since the United Nations declaration of famine conditions in areas of South Sudan in February, War Child has been actively advocating on behalf of the children and

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More than 20 million people in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are at risk of starvation as a result of severe drought conditions or intensifying conflict.

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