Tag: child protection

How technology helps educate and protects children in Syria

October 16, 2017

The conflict in Syria has torn children’s lives apart in countless ways. Many have fled the country, but those who... Read more

World Humanitarian Day: Shining a light on unseen emergencies

August 19, 2017

Every year on World Humanitarian Day, the IKEA Foundation honours the aid workers who risk their lives to protect others. This year we are highlighting Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and the incredible, lifesaving medical care they deliver in some of the world’s most overlooked crises. Read more

How to Save Thousands of Children’s Lives (Inter Press Service, October 2016)

January 31, 2017

When disasters strike, children are among the most vulnerable, and humanitarian aid agencies need to be able to respond immediately... Read more

Help for Indonesia’s earthquake survivors

December 16, 2016

Children have lost their homes, loved ones and sense of security after a series of deadly earthquakes and aftershocks have... Read more

Syria IKEA Foundation

IKEA Foundation gives grants worth €9.4 million to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Save the Children to help children and families caught up in Syria conflict

March 15, 2016

As the conflict in Syria enters its fifth year, the IKEA Foundation has donated €9.4 million to help children and their families, both within Syria and in neighbouring countries. Read more

Two years on from deadly Typhoon Haiyan, world-first centre for humanitarian leadership set to open in Melbourne

November 18, 2015

As the world marks two years since Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, the world’s first Centre for Humanitarian Leadership opens today in Melbourne. Read more

IKEA Foundation gives over €3 million to help families after Nepal earthquake

April 29, 2015

This weekend, thousands of children in Nepal lost everything in a heartbeat—their families, friends, homes, schools and security. The IKEA... Read more

Racing against time for children and families in Nepal: IKEA Foundation gives €3 million to UNICEF emergency relief efforts

April 29, 2015

In the aftermath of the violent earthquake that hit Nepal with devastating force on 25 April, IKEA Foundation has contributed €3 million to UNICEF. Read more

Helping thousands of former child soldiers have a childhood again

January 27, 2015

UNICEF and its partners have secured the release of 3,000 child soldiers from the Cobra Faction, an armed group in... Read more

Thousands of children to be gradually released from armed group in South Sudan

January 27, 2015

UNICEF and partners have secured the release of approximately 3,000 children from an armed group in South Sudan - one of the largest ever demobilizations of children. Read more