• Conflicts Erupt in Central African Republic

    On January 7, 2021, several armed groups clashed in central Bouar in the Central African Republic. *Multiple updates

  • Violence in Niger

    On January 2, armed groups shot men and boys in what was said to be a revenge attack near the borders of Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso.

  • The Toll of Conflict: Nagorno-Karabakh

    Eduard* is scared and sad. At the end of September, this eight-year-old boy and his family had to flee their home in Nagorno-Karabakh, and can never go back.

  • New Reality Brings New Skills in India

    In a typical year, 17-year-old Manimeghlai would be training for the cycling competition in an upcoming Special Olympics event. But, with the coronavirus, it has been a year of mostly staying inside.

  • COVID-19: Impact on Students in Indonesia

    Adi, a child rights advocate from SOS Children’s Village Lembang in Indonesia, shares the impact of COVID-19 on himself and other students.

  • SOS Children’s Villages International appoints new Chief Executive Officer

    Leading the global strategy, the new CEO will help to ensure the best care for children, increase our impact and unite more partners so that no child grows up alone.

  • Preventing Child Marriage in Uganda

    Achen*, 14, would be married by now had her mother not spoken up against her relatives demands, and kept her daughter in school.

  • COVID-19: A Child Struggles in Vietnam

    Linh’s family is among the poorest in Dong Duc village in Vietnam. The COVID-19 crisis has only made it worse.

  • Update on Tigray conflict in northern Ethiopia

    Fighting in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region has left over 2.3 million children in need of urgent humanitarian assistance, according to UNICEF.

  • The Power of Children as Change Makers

    Every child deserves to have a say in the decisions that affect their lives. At SOS Children’s Villages, we educate children about their rights and encourage them to advocate for themselves and others.


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