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January 9, 2019

Education is more than a piece of paper

Up until recently, Razia started each day watching the neighbourhood children gather and walk to class before starting the household chores with her mother. She really wanted to go to school with the others, but her father forbade it because he was terrified she would get kidnapped on her way. It is a harsh reality…

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Where we work

War Child’s programming is rooted in the belief that for a community to properly recover from conflict, it must drive the process.

War Child empowers people to create an environment where childhood can thrive. This is vital not only for the  young people who attend our programs but also for our staff, 95% of whom are recruited locally.

About War Child

War Child is helping mothers and families around the world give their children a safe start in life and give their communities the best chance of a peaceful future.

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Education


Providing children with a place to learn that is free from exploitation and abuse.

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Opportunity


Give young people the skills to learn today and create a better tomorrow.

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Justice


Legal aid for children and women whose rights have been violated by war and its aftermath.

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November 20, 2018

This Universal Children’s Day, Let’s Play for Change

War Child Canada, War Child Holland, and War Child UK have come together with IKEA Foundation because of our shared belief that all children have the right to play. Regardless of their circumstances. Together we build Safe Spaces for vulnerable children. So children can play, learn and develop. LET’S PLAY FOR CHANGE Millions of children…

November 8, 2018

Make Something this #GivingTuesday

Do you know what’s so special about Tuesday, November 27, 2018? It’s #GivingTuesday! Celebrated on the Tuesday following the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a day to give back. This year, we’re asking War Child supporters to make…something…anything! What do we mean? Think of something that makes you happy. Something…

November 7, 2018

War Child joins with Yemeni and international organizations to call for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen

Paris, 7 November 2018 –  JOINT STATEMENT As humanitarian, human rights and peacebuilding organizations working on Yemen, we welcome tomorrow’s unprecedented coming together of legislators from across nations and parties for the first International Parliamentary Conference for Peace in Yemen to demand their governments work together to end the crisis. With 14 million men, women…

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