Christina Noble, OBE, is an Irish children's rights campaigner, charity worker and writer, who founded the Christina Noble Children's Foundation in 1989.
Noble was born on 23 December 1944, in Dublin, Ireland. Her mother died when she was ten, and she was sent to an orphanage, and dishonestly told that her three siblings were dead. She escaped and lived rough in Dublin, where she was gang-raped. Her baby son was adopted, against her will. She married and had three more children, but was the victim of domestic abuse.
She visited Vietnam to care for abused children after a recurring dream, during the Vietnam War, about them appealing for her help. This led to her creating the Christina Noble Children's Foundation.
There is a film about her, titled Noble, released 8 May 2015.
- —— (1994). Nobody's Child. Grove. ISBN 978-0802115515.
- —— (1994). Bridge Across My Sorrows. John Murray. ISBN 978-0719553615.
- —— (1998). Mama Tina. John Murray. ISBN 978-0719556357.
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