International Day of Education – A right for all childrenJan. 24, 2020
Today, more than 32 million children and youth are out of school as a result of armed conflict. Denied their right to an education, exposed to violence - these children often experience mental health and psychological problems such as post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety. War Child's Can't Wait to Learn programme addresses this critical education emergency.
War Child developing new play methods in Eastern AfricaDec. 10, 2019
War Child is helping to develop new methods of learning through play for children affected by armed violence in East Africa. There are as many as three million refugees in the region, often spending a decade or more of their lives away from their homes, which means a generation of children is deprived of education and a childhood.
Vivianne Miedema new War Child ambassadorDec. 3, 2019
Vivianne Miedema is War Child’s newest ambassador. The striker for Arsenal and the Netherlands women’s national football team will commit to support children affected by violence and armed conflict, by, among other things, taking the lead in our sports fundraising activities.
New approach to tackle the crisis in mental healthNov. 21, 2019
Professor Mark Jordans - War Child head of Research and Development - argues for a new approach to meet the urgent mental health needs of children living in the midst of war. In our latest video he shares his vision to mark the inauguration of the War Child Holland academic chair.
Child Rights: the core of our workNov. 20, 2019
Today marks the 30 year anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - a ground-breaking international agreement guiding the protection of children’s rights worldwide. The Convention forms the core of War Child’s work to uphold the fundamental rights of children.
Closing the education gap for Syria’s refugee childrenNov. 14, 2019
More than 630,000 Syrian children now live as refugees in Lebanon - the majority of whom face significant barriers to accessing education. War Child is working with partners to help close this education gap through the Shield project. Watch our latest video to find out more.
TeamUp's efforts to meet the needs of Venezuela's child refugeesNov. 11, 2019
Venezuela has been in the grip of an economic crisis for the past four years - a crisis that has seen some four million people leave its borders in search of a better life. Only Syria has seen more of its citizens leave to live as refugees in neighbouring states - and Venezuela’s crisis shows no sign of ending soon.