April 24, 2018

#BringBackOurGirls: Beyond the Hashtag

Four years ago this month, 276 school girls were abducted from the village of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria by a group of militants known as Boko Haram.…

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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 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 11, 2018

#TimesUp in Hollywood—but not where we work.

“But it’s not just a story affecting the entertainment industry. It’s one that transcends any culture, geography, race, religion, politics, or workplace. So I want tonight to…

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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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September 25, 2017

From Myanmar to Charlottesville

It has been a bad year. It feels like something particularly noxious has been unleashed. Bigotry and hatred fuel violence across the world – spilling out from

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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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