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15 Oct 2015 description

The first World Humanitarian Summit, which will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, in May 2016, will bring together governments, humanitarian organisations, and people affected by humanitarian crises to propose solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. In the months leading up to the Summit, ensuring that children’s voices are heard in these discussions is a key priority for Plan International.

16 Jul 2015 description

Local Solutions to Global Problem

09 Aug 2013 description

“I will even talk to the President!” Suzan told us. "I am a role model for girls in my school.”

Suzan is an 18 year old girl in her last year of school. She was in especially good spirits when we spoke because she just completed her end of year exams.

24 Jul 2008 description


Armed conflicts are currently raging in more than thirty countries (1). Worldwide, millions of children are growing up with the consequences of war. They are having to watch their houses being burned down, are witnessing or suffering violence, are having to flee and are losing many loved ones and friends. These are all experiences they will never forget.

Through its programmes in eleven countries, War Child is investing in a peaceful future for children who have been affected by war.

22 Jul 2008 description

Amsterdam - 22 July 2008 - War Child Holland has published a report 'Let pikin bisniss be all men bisniss' on the psychosocial recovery of communities in post-war Sierra Leone. In this report the organisation draws attention to the problems facing children in post-war Sierra Leone, explains how War Child's work is helping to find solutions to these problems, and lists the results achieved through the programme. The results themselves are based on extensive research among 1,200 respondents from six communities. Awareness of children's rights has increased considerably.