Our Publications

Choose from a category below to read our Annual reports, Published papers, Fundraising posters and more...

War Child Annual Reports

Report and Financial Statements for the Year Ended 31 December 2012. We've also published a shorter and more visual Annual Review which doesn't...
Report and Financial Statements for the Year ending 31 December 2011.

War Child Published Reports

In the crisis gripping the Central African republic (CAR) children as young as three have been raped and left with horrific injuries.
The recent...
This report marks the 1,000th day of violence in Syria and looks at the risks facing children both inside Syria, and when they've espaced to supposed...
This discussion paper was produced for our 2013 Policy Forum which examined the future of conflict and what we will need to do to help protect...
The second in our series of Child Protection Alerts highlights the escalating crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR), as violence continues to...
On the first of May 2003, George W Bush announced the end of combat operations in Iraq while standing before a banner that declared ‘Mission...
Our report warns that international governments are failing to take seriously the scale of sexual abuse against children in conflict. According to...
War Child is issuing this Child Protection Alert to highlight the acute and ongoing threat to the lives of children and young people due to the...
Our report demonstrates the severity of the impact the Syrian crisis is having on children in the country. It explores how the International...
This Child Safety Report Card (CSRC) was developed by the War Child consortium in Uganda (UK, Holland and Canada) with a grant from UNICEF. It is an...
We talked to 315 girls in Kinshasa about their experiences of life on the streets, and what they think the solutions to their problems are.
Within its overall programme to support conflict-affected children and to prevent further abuse and exploitation, War Child UK commissioned a study...
Children's experience of home, separation and renitergration in Kinshasa.
This report presents the findings of research carried out by War Child on the effectiveness of reintegration programmes for children who have been...
This report looks at the world through the eyes of children in three post-conflict environments: Iraq, Afghanistan and Bosnia Herzegovina.

Policy/Advocacy Papers

Children are the face of the Syria conflict
Children are uniquely vulnerable to the chaos caused by any conflict, and in Syria have been subject to...
War Child is one of the signatories to this briefing paper drawn up by a coalition of NGOs who want to ensure that everything possible is being done...
How to make killing a seven year old girl with a sniper's rifle as unacceptable as killing her with Sarin?
Chris Callan LL.M is a Barrister (non-...
Alastair Hilton has almost two decades of experience working on sexual violence against boys and men. He is one of the founders of First Step...
Facts and figures about the humanitarian situation in Central African Republic.
This paper attempts to provide grounds for debate and discussion around a topic that has thus far received little attention and a consequent lack of...
A summary of the Panel discussions that took place during our Policy Forum on Education in July 2011.
War Child hosted our second annual high-level Policy Forum, 'Dying to go to School' on 4 July 2011. This paper was distributed to attendees to...
War Child played a key role as part of the DFID/CSO Youth Working Group in the first ever debate to take place in the House of Lords on the topic of...
The UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG) summit will decide how we can accelerate current progress towards the 2015 deadline. This summary paper,...
The Secretary of State for International Development, Andrew Mitchell, made his first public policy speech in his new role at War Child's first...
This paper outlines War Child Holland and War Child UK's approach to working with children in conflict with the law in Afghanistan and D.R. Congo.

War Child Internal Policies

War Child’s mission is to support and improve the protection and care of children and young people who live with a combination of insecurity, poverty...
War Child's Child Protection Policy.

Research, Evaluation and Learning

War Child UK, with funding from United Nation’s Central Emergency Response Fund (UNCERF) channelled through UNICEF is initiating a 6 months project...
War Child UK (WCUK) is part of the War Child International family which aims at helping children and young people affected by armed conflict. WCUK...
This research looked at the factors affecting the family reintegration of girls in the Tshangu district in Kinshasa, an operational zone of the local...
The project ‘Support and Protection for Vulnerable Girls Living and Working on the streets of Kinshasa’ in the D.R. Congo started on the 1st of...
The Afghan justice system is slowly changing but it remains an extremely harsh one for any children that come into contact with it. So-called ‘honour...
Years of conflict and a breakdown in government and community protection mechanisms combined to leave children in N. Kivu unprotected from a wide...
This is an Independent Progress Review (IPR) of a PPA consortium that consists of three NGOs: Restless Development (lead agency), War Child and Youth...

Fundraising Materials

12 Festive Fundraising Ideas for your school/office this Christmas.
A downloadable A4 guide to what your money can pay for. Great for passing round to potential sponsors if you're fundraising for us!
If you're eligible for Gift Aid and would like us to claim it on your donation(s) to War Child, please fill in this form and return it to us. It...
Here's our ready-made War Child pub quiz that you can download and use for your fundraising event. To deter any cheeky Googlers, we haven't posted...
Our hard-hitting story of a soldier has a twist at the end. These postcards are great for raising awareness about the issue and about our work. Email...
Find out how you can donate to War Child via your pay cheque - allowing you to give in the most tax-efficient way.
If you'd rather ask people to sponsor you in person (rather than online via JustGiving) then please use this form.
If you've collected money at an event or got people to sponsor you in cash (rather than online) then use this form to send us your fundraising...
Our Fundraising pack is full of ideas and helpful hints about how you can raise some cash for War Child.
A handy guide to War Child's history and our work on the ground.

Schools resources

Three downloadable posters/postcards that you can print and use in your classroom.
If you'd like hard copies to be sent to you, drop us an email at...
Overview: Students will be given the opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge they have developed throughout the scheme to the planning of a...
Overview: Students will be given the opportunity to become charities and will produce a proposal for their programmes and campaigns team. The task...
Overview: The participation options open to the general public will be analysed and discussed during this lesson. Students will then use all they...
Overview: Students will be given the opportunity to research the plight of street children and engage in a mock debate. They will adopt the roles of...
Overview: The focus of the lesson is child soldiers. Students will hear case studies and then use their skills of empathy to try and put themselves...
Overview: The central concept of the lesson is the impact of conflict. Students will begin thinking about conflict in general and then investigate...
Overview: Students will consider global interdependence and look closely at The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. They will...