Working to Build Peace Through SportSept. 21, 2023
The International Day of Peace is more than just a commemoration. Events each September 21 provide fresh impetus to international efforts to address the disruption caused by violence and armed conflict. War Child plays its part - supporting youth to take charge of their lives and help build more just and peaceful societies. One way we do this is through harnessing the power of sport...
Digital Education Programme Becomes Evidence-BasedSept. 12, 2023
Can’t Wait to Learn - our digital education programme for children affected by conflict - has always been informed by scientific evidence. However, for an intervention to become truly evidence-based it needs to meet some key criteria. Following a gold standard study in Uganda, this criteria has now been met, marking an exciting evolution for the programme…
Sheltering Ukraine’s Youth From Fear and DistressSept. 7, 2023
Russia’s war inside Ukraine has become a protracted humanitarian crisis - forcing some 6.3 million Ukrainian citizens to seek safety overseas. Every one of these refugees has a unique story - including War Child’s Sasha Yarova. Sasha reveals how her work helps her to maintain hope of a better future - both for her family and her country’s children…
A New Approach to Meet the Needs of Children Affected by ConflictJuly 3, 2023
“We have a dream that every child lives in peace. Yet, some 230 million children are waking up in active war zones”, says War Child Holland CEO Ramin Shahzamani. “What 2022 taught us is that we can’t have impact everywhere. What we can do is add value in one key area…” Read more about our Annual Report.
"A Glimmer of Hope" - Syria Earthquake: Three Months OnMay 25, 2023
In February, thousands of families were severely affected by a series of devastating earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria. Everything was destroyed, and chaos and fear prevailed - with children bearing the brunt. To prevent further aftershocks, War Child and local partners sprang into action.
Movement-Based Intervention Wins Laureus Sport for Good AwardMay 7, 2023
Who would’ve thought that War Child would share the stage with all-time sporting greats like Lionel Messi and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce? Yet, as we pick up the prestigious Laureus Sport for Good Award, it will be all eyes on TeamUp - our flagship psychosocial support intervention for children affected by conflict…
365 Days of Resilience: Ukraine War 1-Year OnFeb. 24, 2023
One year ago today the world watched on as the war in Ukraine unfolded. As the conflict rages on, with no end in sight, War Child reflects on the resilience of the children behind the headlines.