March 8, 2018

International Women’s Day: Beyond Hollywood

It’s been a big year for women’s rights. Women have bravely spoken out against abuse like never before and are standing proudly—marching, mobilizing and banding together—in support…

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March 5, 2018

Overcoming Stigma in a Refugee Camp

Growing up in a war-zone like the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is hard enough. Years of conflict has claimed over 5.4 million lives, and left a…

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March 1, 2018

Culture Wars: “Human rights and freedoms should not be bound by class or race or economics.”

Denise Donlon C.M., War Child Canada’s newest Board member, has been a cultural trailblazer since the 1980s. From MuchMusic to Sony Music to CBC Radio, Denise has…

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February 28, 2018

Culture Wars: Black History Month playlist

This Black History Month we have been posting a song a day from some of our favourite artists of colour. As the month comes to the end,…

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February 1, 2018

Culture Wars: “Musicians who say nothing during times of turmoil will be forgotten.”

Popular culture and its interaction with politics, activism and aid has been central to our identity as an organization. As we enter 2018, that interaction has become…

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January 26, 2018

VIDEO: The BBC in the DRC

This week, the Newsday team from the BBC World Service has been in the Democratic Republic of Congo. While there, they caught up with our team and…

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International Women’s Day: Beyond Hollywood

March 8, 2018

Overcoming Stigma in a Refugee Camp

March 5, 2018

Culture Wars: “Human rights and freedoms should not be bound by class or race or economics.”

March 1, 2018
November 19, 2017

IKEA Canada’s Let’s Play For Change Campaign is Launched!

IKEA Canada has announced the second year of its Let’s Play for Change campaign, supporting children’s development and learning, equal participation, sports, and of course, play. A

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November 8, 2017

Required Listening

Galawezeh Bayiz – our Country Director in Iraq – was in Toronto for our What If..? Gala this week. This morning she appeared on CBC Radio’s The

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October 24, 2017

What if women were given the chance to lead?

You may have seen the images. Thousands of Liberian women – both old and young, Christian and Muslim, all dressed in white – sitting in silent protest

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