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Here you'll find the latest news about SOS Children's work around the world. We also report on issues related to global health and education, development and poverty, and their impact on the communities we support.

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Photo story: Leave No Child Unprotected

Photo story: Leave No Child Unprotected

May 25, 2016 02:50 PM

Yesterday, world leaders wrapped up the World Humanitarian Summit – the first-ever event attempting to revolutionise the international aid system. SOS Children’s Villages was at the summit to present practical solutions to protect children and young people in emergencies.

Making children a priority at the World Humanitarian Summit

Making children a priority at the World Humanitarian Summit

May 20, 2016 02:45 PM

At the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit, SOS Children’s Villages will be challenging world leaders to make children a priority in humanitarian action. The summit takes place in Istanbul on 23-24 May and aims to produce a more inclusive and diverse international aid system that is better able to prepare for, and respond to, crises.

How we helped Hasna's family flourish

How we helped Hasna's family flourish

May 16, 2016 03:10 PM

Living in the incredibly poor Sidi Moumen shanty-town on the outskirts of Casablanca, Morocco is tough. But mum of four, Hasna, always tried her hardest to give her children the best childhood possible.

A global family built with love: A photo essay

A global family built with love: A photo essay

May 15, 2016 09:00 AM

At SOS Children's Villages, we are committed to the welfare of children and strengthening families and communities as a preventative measure to fight against abandonment and neglect. In honour of International Day of Families, we are showcasing photographs of our work building and empowering families around the world. Thanks to our SOS mothers, supporters and staff members we operate over 570 SOS Villages that provide loving families to vulnerable children in need.

Why families matter

Why families matter

May 14, 2016 09:30 AM

Here at SOS Children’s Villages, we believe that families are incredibly important. Nothing helps children flourish as much as growing up in a stable, loving environment where going to school and a healthy lifestyle are top priorities. However, we know that this is not the reality for many children across the world.

A tea shop infusing hope in Nepal

A tea shop infusing hope in Nepal

May 12, 2016 12:10 PM

In an ancient town in the Kathmandu Valley, Gita Mali sits in her metal home as she sips loose leaf green tea. She used to own a bustling tea shop but her business, home and life came crumbling down when an earthquake shook Nepal on 25 April, 2015. We have been working with vulnerable families like Gita's to help get them back on their feet.

Sarah and Tareq's story: From destitution to security

Sarah and Tareq's story: From destitution to security

May 04, 2016 03:15 PM

Sarah is devoted to her little brother, Tareq. The pair have a close bond, cemented by the trauma they experienced growing up in a tiny shack on the outskirts of an isolated village in Tunisia. Left alone by their parents with their Grandma, the two children had a tough start in life.

Photo essay: Hope and recovery in Nepal

Photo essay: Hope and recovery in Nepal

Apr 27, 2016 09:55 AM

Having been on the ground in Nepal for more than 40 years, we were able to not only provide immediate relief to communities devastated by the 2015 earthquakes, but also offer long-term support. See first-hand how our work in Nepal is impacting vulnerable children and their families affected by last April's earthquakes.

Nepal earthquake: One year on

Nepal earthquake: One year on

Apr 25, 2016 12:20 PM

Today marks the one-year anniversary since the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal. On 25 April, 2015, Nepal experienced its worst earthquake in over 80 years – the death toll was over 8,000. One year on, SOS Children has assisted more than 17,800 vulnerable children and their families on their road to recovery.

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