A campaign can be defined broadly as a series of actions based on a certain principle or aimed at achieving a particular goal. All of these campaigns are centered around the goal of alleviating human suffering, based on the principle of humanitarianism. Limits to war, the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and other pertinent issues are the focus of our campaigns. Through these global issues campaigns, the Lower Mainland office of the Canadian Red Cross provides online information and inclusionary events for the public such as workshops, lectures and symposiums. We aim not only to share knowledge but to promote action.
Landmines, often described as a “man-made epidemic”, are one of the pressing humanitarian issues threatening people around the world today. This website is a resource centre to help you explore the landmine epidemic and plan your action. More»
Children in War
During the last 20 years, the world of war has changed. During World War I, the casualty rate of civilians was only 10 percent. Today, it has risen to 90 percent. Many modern civil wars make little distinction between combatants and civilians. The impact of this change has been devastating for children. Despite the development of international laws and conventions to protect them, the situation for children in war zones is worse than ever. We dedicate this section to a dialogue on the disheartening impact of war on children. More»
Seeing Red Campaign on HIV/AIDS