In conflict-affected countries

We're providing life-changing support to the most vulnerable children whose families, communities and schools have been torn apart by war. Find out more about our approach. Our vital work includes...

Protection
Protection

Creating safe spaces where children can escape from battlefields or dangers of life on the streets.

Education
Education

Getting children into school or informal educaton after conflict or poverty has cost them the chance of an education.

Livelihoods
Livelihoods

Helping young people and their families learn the vocational skills they can earn a sustainable income from.

advocacy
Advocacy

Helping children get their voices heard and their rights met, and helping local people to protect their children better.

In the UK

We're raising awareness and persuading governments and decision-makers to meet their responsibilities to keep children safe.

Schools

We run a programme of free school visits and teaching materials that educate and engage students about the issues.

Advocacy

We use the expertise gained from our work on the ground to help inform and influence policy and decision makers at national and international levels.

Campaigning

We're raising awareness of the lives of children whose voices are often ignored.

Music

Our music projects not only raise vital funds, they're also a great tool for getting our message across.

Read more about our work in the UK.

Chances of a child dying before their fifth birthday:

Child mortality infographic

Source: Unicef State of the World's Children 2012 report