Warchild International (Australia)
War Child’s mission is to support and improve the protection and care of children and young people who live with a combination of insecurity, poverty and exclusion in some of the worst conflict-affected places.
War Child Australia is part of the international War Child family and partner of War Child UK. Together with their partners they deliver their vital, life-saving work in 9 countries across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
War can be particularly devastating for children. They often find themselves separated from their families and at huge risk of physical harm, violence, abuse or sexual exploitation. Children, if severely affected, can suffer from physical and psychological damage that can last a lifetime.
They have a unique position as an organisation in Australia which is focussing upon this often-neglected area of children’s rights: ensuring that children are equipped with the resilience and mental health support to cope with the traumas and horrors they’ve experienced in being forced to flee their homes, seek asylum, and witness conflict first-hand.See more