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Hiba, the future pediatrician: receiving support from the LWF Peace Oasis

By Rifat Odeh Kassis

(article provided courtesy of Lutheran World Federation)

Everyone in Alshoy knew that Hiba would become a great pediatrician someday.

Alshoy is a village located on the Horan plain, in southern Syria, under the administration of the Daraa governorate. 775 more words

Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR)

Ebola: extended families stepping up for orphaned children

Nzérékoré, Guinea – Upon the deaths of his brother and his sister-in-law, Aboubacar (72), the sole breadwinner for his family, took in his brother’s six orphans. 637 more words

UNICEF

South Sudan: children giving up their guns to go to school

The release of an estimated 2000-3000 children from an armed faction in South Sudan began today in Greater Pibor, in the eastern part of the country. 1,503 more words

Insider

The humanitarian frontlines of Central African Republic

One year has passed since violence reached a peak in Central African Republic, forcing nearly 1 million people to flee their homes. This year has been marked by ongoing violence, widespread displacement, and a critical lack of funding for humanitarian interventions. 557 more words

UNICEF

In Ukraine the most vulnerable children are the most affected

We turn the camera off because Mariya*, a recent arrival from the Ukrainian conflict zone, is weeping. She insists she wants to speak with us, but describing what she and her family have been through is overwhelming. 497 more words

UNICEF

Human Rights Day 2014: Psychosocial Support in Focus

Today people and organisations around the world come together to celebrate one of the most important days in the human rights calendar, the international Human Rights Day. 447 more words

Torture

In pursuit of justice – Christopher from Moldova

Marking this year’s Human Rights Day, we cast a light on psychosocial support during legal proceedings — a critical yet neglected area within the fight against impunity and rehabilitation itself. 659 more words

Torture