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March 3, 2019

DENIED: The Rollback of Girls’ Rights in Afghanistan

Imagine your daughter was getting the education that you could only dream of. She was thriving, becoming an accomplished student with a bright future ahead of her. Now imagine it could all be taken away from her, and you would have no way of stopping it. This is the fear that Somaia’s mother now faces.…

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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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December 12, 2018

Triple Your Gift!

For a limited time, from now until December 31, your donation will be matched by our funders. A donation of $100 will automatically be transformed into $300! Meet Namazzi Namazzi was born near the end of the civil war in Uganda to her mother, Anna. They escaped with their lives, but not much else—no opportunities…

November 20, 2018

This Universal Children’s Day, Let’s Play for Change

War Child Canada, War Child Holland, and War Child UK have come together with IKEA Foundation because of our shared belief that all children have the right to play. Regardless of their circumstances. Together we build Safe Spaces for vulnerable children. So children can play, learn and develop. LET’S PLAY FOR CHANGE Millions of children…

November 8, 2018

Make Something this #GivingTuesday

Do you know what’s so special about Tuesday, November 27, 2018? It’s #GivingTuesday! Celebrated on the Tuesday following the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a day to give back. This year, we’re asking War Child supporters to make…something…anything! What do we mean? Think of something that makes you happy. Something…

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