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June 16, 2019

War Child Taking Action in Sudan: Civilians Under Threat in New Crisis

War Child is taking action in Sudan as the country experiences a new and violent crisis that threatens to disrupt the lives of millions of children, women and their families. Waves of protests led to the ousting of the country’s former government, resulting in a tense standoff that many fear could escalate dramatically. War Child…

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…

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

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

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