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May 28, 2019

War Child Sister Agency Receives Recognition at United Nations

War Child Canada’s sister agency in Holland, War Child Holland, is bringing quality education to children in war zones across the world through its ground-breaking Can’t Wait to Learn program – a fast, effective and low cost gaming technology that is transforming the future of children affected by war. Can’t Wait to Learn is an…

May 11, 2019

When Mothers Thrive, We All Thrive

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY Today we celebrate the contribution of mothers everywhere. Nowhere is their impact felt more than in the communities in which we work, where mothers and their children face the brutal impact of war. Mothers put everything on the line to protect their children – even when faced with the violence, poverty and…

April 16, 2019

The World Is In Crisis. We Need Your Help

From Yemen to Afghanistan, South Sudan to Somalia, war is throwing entire regions of the world into turmoil. Children are caught in the middle, the most vulnerable and blameless casualties. That is why we are launching our Crisis Response Fund, a new opportunity for you to have a real impact in a world where it is increasingly unsafe to be a child.

April 12, 2019

#NotOptional: War Child joins over 40 organizations around the world to uphold women’s and girls’ rights in crisis

WOMEN’S AND GIRLS’ RIGHTS AND AGENCY IN HUMANITARIAN ACTION: A LIFE-SAVING PRIORITY A JOINT STATEMENT AND RECOMMENDATIONS ENDORSED BY MORE THAN 40 INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS Download the PDF version Multiple protracted crises, increasing numbers of intra-state conflicts, record levels of forced displacement global economic uncertainty, rising inequality, and increasing challenges caused by…

January 9, 2019

Education is more than a piece of paper

Up until recently, Razia started each day watching the neighbourhood children gather and walk to class before starting the household chores with her mother. She really wanted to go to school with the others, but her father forbade it because he was terrified she would get kidnapped on her way. It is a harsh reality…

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 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

October 15, 2018

Make Your Miles Matter

UPDATE (OCT 22, 2018): We’re flying high, thanks to you! This year Aeroplan offered to match all miles donated to War Child between October 15-21 (up to a maximum 500,000 miles). You all really came together this week and donated a total of 527,589 miles—a new record for War Child! Add in the 500,000 miles that

October 5, 2018

Sexual violence campaigners win Nobel Peace Prize

The announcement that Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege have been jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize is a long overdue recognition of two heroic activists in the struggle against the rising tide of sexual violence across the world. Rape has been used as a weapon of war for all of history but its normalization is a

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