News and stories

Read the latest news from War Child and the stories of the children and families we support around the world.

Hayat and her goat.

Hayat's Story

Meet Hayat, she's 18 years old and lives in Yemen.

Lost Girls logo.

War Child returns to Flowers Gallery for 'Lost Girls'

Stellar line-up of artists including Ai Weiwei, Maggi Hambling, Caroline Coon, Tracey Moffatt, Penelope Slinger, Owanto, Tewodros Hagos, Pam Hogg, Peter Howson and Linder donate works to War Child UK’s October fundraiser curated by InFems.

Day of the Girl 2023, promotional poster.

Day of the Girl 2023

Caity Baser, Nilüfer Yanya & The Mysterines perform in support of War Child’s ‘Day of the Girl’ event series in partership with YouTube Music.

Game Action 2023 branding.

War Child UK Game Action returns for 2023

War Child’s Annual Game Action Steam sale is back! We’ve partnered with over 20 studios and publishers to bring you great discounts on an awesome collection of games.

JingleJam 2023 branding.

Jingle Jam X War Child

War Child is delighted to announce that we have been invited to take part in Jingle Jam 2023 as a charity partner.

RockBox advertisement in a music venue.

War Child team up with RockBox

Leading digital advertising provider RockBox are helping War Child amplify their music events and projects.

Nelson, Uganda.

Nelson's Story

Nelson, aged 15, grew up amidst fear, violence, and insecurity in DR Congo, a region impacted by over two decades of internal armed conflict.

Mother and daughter, World Refugee Day.

World Refugee Day 2023

Famous faces come together to support World Refugee Day with new Bella Freud t-shirt for War Child.

Edisa and her baby.

Edisa's Story

At 19 years old, Edisa's life took an irreversible turn when she was forced to flee her home in Burundi. Settling in a refugee camp in eastern DR Congo, she confronted hunger, uncertainty, and the unexpected loss of her father.