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June 16, 2019

War Child Taking Action in Sudan: Civilians Under Threat in New Crisis

War Child is taking action in Sudan as the country experiences a new and violent crisis that threatens to disrupt the lives of millions of children, women and their families. Waves of protests led to the ousting of the country’s former government, resulting in a tense standoff that many fear could escalate dramatically. War Child…

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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, 98% 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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May 11, 2019

When Mothers Thrive, We All Thrive

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY Today we celebrate the contribution of mothers everywhere. Nowhere is their impact felt more than in the communities in which we work, where mothers and their children face the brutal impact of war. Mothers put everything on the line to protect their children – even when faced with the violence, poverty and…

April 16, 2019

The World Is In Crisis. We Need Your Help

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 our Crisis Response Fund, a new opportunity for you to have a real impact in a world where it is increasingly unsafe to be a child.

April 12, 2019

#NotOptional: War Child joins over 40 organizations around the world to uphold women’s and girls’ rights in crisis

WOMEN’S AND GIRLS’ RIGHTS AND AGENCY IN HUMANITARIAN ACTION: A LIFE-SAVING PRIORITY A JOINT STATEMENT AND RECOMMENDATIONS ENDORSED BY MORE THAN 40 INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS Download the PDF version Multiple protracted crises, increasing numbers of intra-state conflicts, record levels of forced displacement global economic uncertainty, rising inequality, and increasing challenges caused by…

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