Oceania


 

These are the latest stories from places in Oceania where SOS Children's Villages is helping children without parental care, children at risk of losing parental care, and families in need.

  • International partnership to expand employment opportunities for under-served youth

    25.10.2016 - A global partnership announced today between the Youth Career Initiative and SOS Children’s Villages International aims to help thousands of disadvantaged young people develop the skills and connections they need to secure decent work. More 
  • Senior UN envoy: ‘No time for complacency’ on protecting children

    23.06.2016 - The UN’s top campaigner against child violence praises SOS Children’s Villages’ leadership in protecting children and welcomes the new 2030 Strategy as a way to help those “who are left behind”. More 
  • Turning 25: The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

    07.11.2014 - The UNCRC is now a quarter century old, but has it come of age? Are children’s rights being fulfilled? We look at the differences the UNCRC has made, and the work that's still to be done. Plus, download our youth-friendly poster about child rights! More...
  • Boatloads of Help: Fishing Boats Help Philippine Families Revive Lost Livelihoods

    09.04.2014 - Families in communities devastated by Typhoon Haiyan are finally getting back on their feet with the gift of new fishing boats provided by SOS Children´s Villages and partners More
  • Delivering fun in the Philippines

    04.12.2013 - Maria’s face lights up as other children shout out “SOS, SOS”. She runs to greet the volunteers from SOS Children’s Villages who have just arrived with relief aid. The children and their parents know that the aid they bring is like no other. More...
  • A Christmas wish from Tacloban

    28.11.2013 - In the Sulvera household, the toys of Christmas past have been washed away in the floods that followed Typhoon Haiyan. In a race against time the SOS Children’s Village team is working to ensure that Christmas brings hope to such families. More...
  • United for Tacloban’s children

    22.11.2013 - Child-friendly spaces are being established for typhoon victims in the Philippines. By helping children to overcome trauma and helping parents rebuild their lives, the whole community benefits. More...
  • Welcome relief for children in Tacloban

    21.11.2013 - In addition to providing much-needed food and water to victims of the recent typhoon, SOS Children’s Village has established the first child-friendly spaces to cater for traumatised children in Tacloban. More...
  • Empowering Children

    20.11.2006 - 20 November - Children's Rights Day More...
  • "6 villages for 2006" at the Final Draw for the 2006 FIFA World Cup

    02.12.2005 - (2 December 2005) - Andriy Shevchenko, European Footballer of the Year 2004, will appeal to millions of football fans to support 6 villages for 2006, in a two-minute film which will be aired worldwide during the television broadcast of the Final Draw for the 2006 FIFA World CupTM. More...