War Child Lebanon

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03/07/2019 - 4:55pm

War Child works towards a world in which children are never involved in armed conflict. War Child believes that all children and young people should be protected from armed conflict and should be enabled to meaningfully participate in issues concerning them. Ultimately, children should be supported to enjoy their right to healthy psychosocial development and live a dignified life.
The psychosocial well-being of a child is determined by the continuous interplay between psychological and social factors and consists of healthy emotional, cognitive, social, and spiritual development. It includes social integration, a sense of economic and physical security and a sense of identity. It is crucial that children and young people are professionally supported in overcoming the effects of armed conflict on their psychosocial development, although the majority of them show remarkable resilience. War Child assists children and young people in this process. 
To realize our mandate, we implement, either directly or together with our partners, programmes that protect and empower children and young people. Creative community based interventions and conflict transformation programmes have become our core business over the years. More recently, we have successfully included programmes focusing on activities such as informal education and livelihoods.
War Child is a rights-based organization committed to the fulfilment of children’s rights, in particular their right to healthy psychosocial development. Our work is based on principles enshrined in international human rights instruments such as the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) – and on child development theories from disciplines such as social anthropology and psychology.
Although we deal with essentially all the rights of the UNCRC, we focus our work on Articles 38 (protection and care of children affected by armed conflict) and Article 39 (psychological recovery and social reintegration of child victims).

Acronym: 
WCH
Organisation Type: 
International Civil Society Organisation
Founding Year: 
1994
Country of Origin: 
NL
Intervention Sector(s): 
Children & Youth
Contact person's position: 
Human Resource Coordinator
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Contact person's phone number: 
+9611801725
Address: 
Hussien Al Owaini St.
Beirut , Beirut
Lebanon
Phone: +9611801725
Fax: +9611801725
Beirut LB
City: 
Beirut
Street: 
Hussien Al Owaini St.
Phone: 
+9611801725
Fax: 
+9611801725
Contact person's name: 
Nisrine Barakeh
Partnerships: 
SDC SASCD Nabaa

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War Child Holland (WCH) is an independent and impartial international non-governmental organization investing in a peaceful future for children and young people affected by armed conflict. WCH works to enable adults and empower children and young people affected by armed conflict to bring about positive and lasting changes in their lives. Our activities seek to maximize children and young people’s participation in both project activities and broader decision affecting their lives, in particular those who have previously been excludes from participating in such decision-making.

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