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April 16, 2019

The World Is In Crisis. We Need Your Help

FOR A CHILD FACING THE BRUTAL IMPACT OF WAR, TIME STOPS. FOR WAR CHILD, IT IS TIME TO BEGIN. From Yemen to Afghanistan, South Sudan to Somalia, war is throwing entire regions of the world into turmoil. Children are caught in the middle, the most vulnerable and blameless casualties. That is why we are launching…

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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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March 26, 2019

War Child joins 23 other NGOs to call on Germany to renew suspension of arms export licenses to Saudi Arabia

On 4 year anniversary of Saudi-led intervention in Yemen, 24 NGOs call on Chancellor Angela Merkel & Minister of Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas to renew suspension of arms export licenses to Saudi Arabia:   March 26, 2019 Dear Chancellor Merkel, As organizations working to protect civilians in armed conflict, we urge you to renew the…

March 3, 2019

DENIED: The Rollback of Girls’ Rights in Afghanistan

Imagine your daughter was getting the education that you could only dream of. She was thriving, becoming an accomplished student with a bright future ahead of her. Now imagine it could all be taken away from her, and you would have no way of stopping it. This is the fear that Somaia’s mother now faces.…

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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