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  • A long-term approach to helping traumatised children in northern Iraq

    17.07.2017 - Luciana D’Abramo is the SOS Children's Villages emergency advisor for the Middle East and North Africa region. She explains how the emergency relief programme is helping internally displaced people in Dohuk, a province in the self-governing Kurdistan region of Iraq. More 
  • Investing in youth employability creates impact for families

    14.07.2017 - Training and employment are key to increasing young people’s prospects for independence and stability in life. For Diego Guisao, joining SOS Children’s Villages’ youth employability programme opened up new opportunities. More 
  • SOS Children’s Villages youth joins peers in calling for every child to have a voice

    12.07.2017 - A 17-year-old boy who lives with an SOS family in Chile addressed global leaders at an event at the United Nations in New York on 11 July. More 
  • With the help of SOS Children’s Villages hospital in Mogadishu, a young mother gives birth to twins

    07.07.2017 - Hawa’s twin daughters are not yet a year old, yet there is already reason to celebrate. Born prematurely and weighing barely a kilogram each at birth, their survival was uncertain. More 
  • ICT Corners: More than helping refugees connect with their families

    04.07.2017 - When hundreds of thousands of refugees started arriving in Serbia and FYR Macedonia in 2015, SOS Children’s Villages initiated an urgent humanitarian emergency response. Nearly two years later, the dynamics along the so-called Balkan route have changed, and so have the needs of those who live at the reception centres. More 
  • "I have been equipped with the necessary skills I need"

    29.06.2017 - In an interview, Masresha Esayas speaks about how her childhood at the SOS Children’s Village in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, has laid the foundation for her future and about the importance of education and encouragement. More 
  • International Annual Report 2016

    21.06.2017 - Roughly one out of ten children is facing life’s challenges without adequate care and support. Our International Annual Report 2016 describes how SOS Children’s Villages supported children and families in 135 countries and territories worldwide, working with communities and partners towards ensuring that no child grows up alone. More 
  • World Refugee Day 2017

    17.06.2017 - SOS Children’s Villages works globally to care for and protect children, and to keep displaced families together. Find out more in our series of articles about how we support refugees and internally displaced children and families. More 
  • International Day of the African Child

    16.06.2017 - Children in Africa are particularly vulnerable to falling behind in the global development agenda laid out by the Sustainable Development Goals. If global inequality is not urgently addressed and the rights of children in Africa are not upheld and guaranteed, the lives and the future of these children are at risk. More 
  • Photo essay: Families struggle for survival in drought-stricken northern Kenya

    07.06.2017 - SOS Children’s Villages has mobilised emergency relief programmes to address the needs of children and families in four East African countries who are struggling with drought and food insecurity. More