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Princess Diana

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The Princess of Wales was extremely well known for her charity work. During her marriage, she was involved with over 100 charities, doing much to raise the profile of organizations helping the homeless, the disabled, and those suffering with HIV.

Following her divorce, the Princess stayed involved with six institutions close to her heart. She remained a patron of Centrepoint, an organization that works with young homeless people, the English National Ballet, the Leprosy Mission, and the National Aids Trust. Diana also remained the president of Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital and the Royal Marsden Hospital, dedicated to cancer research.

In the year before her death, the Princess worked with the HALO Trust, campaigning for the ban on the use and manufacture of landmines and visiting active minefields in Angola, Travnic, and Sarajevo.

Since Diana's death, a memorial fund has been established to continue the charity work she cared so much about. The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund is dedicated to awarding grants to organizations that support people in need. Read more about this fund on their website theworkcontinues.org.



 MORE CHARITIES
 
Charity Airlift
Inspired by Princess Diana, Charity Airlift is dedicated to providing non-profit, airlift support to charities and humanitarian organizations.

Landmine Survivors Network
In 1995, two American landmine survivors joined forces with others at the United Nations Review Conference on Landmines in Vienna, Austria, spawning a network of support for victims.

Adopt-A-Minefield
This organization, partly supported by the Heather Mills Trust, is dedicated to involving individuals, communities, and businesses in the effort to clear minefields and help victims of land mine accidents.

 
Princess Diana
 
Should land mines be banned internationally?
 
Yes. Land mines cause the death and/or multilation of approximately 26,000 innocent civilians.
Yes. The countries that them should be responsible for clearing all minefields.
No. Land mines are a useful weapon of war.
No. However, the countries using them need to do so more responsibly.



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