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Our mission is to work across the globe to achieve safety, justice and dignity in communities threatened by conflict and natural disaster. Join us!
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Act for Peace May 7
set to include $3.8 billion to position Australia as a global arms dealer, almost equivalent to the amount allocated to foreign aid. What kind of signal does this send about our nation and what we stand for?
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Act for Peace May 1
We invited , & other Aussie personalities to a special lunch in support of the . See how they react when not everyone gets the delicious meal they were expecting... Are you up for the challenge?
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Act for Peace Feb 27
These women and girls are smashing stereotypes. What are you doing to help empower women around the world?
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Act for Peace Feb 26
Everyone has the power to make a difference. Thank you to all our amazing supporters, for helping us to fight for safety, justice and dignity today, and every day.
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Act for Peace Feb 25
Refugee children have hopes and dreams, just like children in Australia. We shouldn't treat them any differently, just because they were born into conflict or disaster. Everyone deserves the chance of a happy childhood.
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Act for Peace Feb 22
Proper hygiene and sanitation can mean the difference between life and death for refugee children. In refugee camps, diseases spread easily and quickly - even such a simple thing as regular hand-washing can save lives. Do you think we take hygiene for granted in Australia?
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Act for Peace Feb 21
This 20 year-old Palestinian refugee has written an open letter to Trump, on behalf of her family and other Palestinians living in refugee camps on the West Bank. What would you ask of President Trump?
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Act for Peace Feb 20
Rima is a Syrian refugee, who fled to Jordan with her family. Her childhood would have been very different, had she been born in Sydney, Melbourne, or anywhere else in Australia. Should we stand up for children in need, regardless of where they were born?
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Act for Peace Feb 19
Today is the World Day of Social Justice! Thank you to our incredible supporters, for fighting for a safe, just, and dignified world for everyone. What will you do today to promote social justice?
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Act for Peace Feb 18
Angelina Jolie was in Syria recently, visiting refugees as a UNHCR Special Envoy. She has urged the international community to send help to these desperate families, and to protect their dignity and human rights. Do you agree?
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Act for Peace Feb 15
Do you agree with Pope Francis?
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Act for Peace Feb 14
If you had to flee your home, with only a suitcase for all your belongings, what would you take?
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Act for Peace Feb 13
Happy Valentine's Day! You're giving refugee children the chance to feel loved, safe and happy all year round - thank you!
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Act for Peace Feb 13
Want to help in the wake of ? Give today to help provide emergency shelter, food and clean water to communities devastated by the cyclone
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Act for Peace Feb 12
UNHCR asked refugee children what their biggest dreams were... Their answers might surprise you!
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Act for Peace Feb 11
Last year Dr Nabiha Islam spent almost 3 weeks in Bangladesh, treating Rohingya refugees in desperate need of care. Millions of Rohingya people are still suffering today - this refugee crisis is far from over.
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Act for Peace Feb 8
Refugee children want to play, learn, and be loved, just like any other child. They should be shown compassion, not hatred or fear.
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Act for Peace Feb 7
There's still time to donate to the Rohingya emergency, and help to provide food, shelter and medical care to those in desperate need.
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Act for Peace Feb 6
We're one month into 2018, and already you've done so much for people in need around the world - now that's something to sing about! What issues mattered most to you last year?
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Act for Peace Feb 5
Last year, twelve former Australians of the Year wrote to Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten, asking them to allow doctors onto Manus Island. This year, what will you do to advocate for refugees?
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