News and stories

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

Children playing on the swings.

World Refugee Week

This World Refugee Week, we’re celebrating the incredibly brave children who are healing after being forced to leave their homes due to conflict.

Conrad Shawcross, Study for the Patterns of Absence; Ukraine 11, 2022

Leading British artist Conrad Shawcross creates new work for Ukraine

Conrad Shawcross has made a new work which will be sold for the benefit of War Child. His signed print the Study for the Patterns of Absence; Ukraine 11, 2022 will be available to purchase for the duration of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2022 from 21 June – 21 August 2022.

Photo credit: @martinthompsonphotography

“Music has the power to heal”

In May 2022, IDLES headlined an extraordinary bill of uniquely Bristolian artists for a one-off benefit gig in support of War Child.

Design by Estherr La Main D’or

War Child X Everpress

Everpress have teamed up with Democratic Republic of Congo born illustrator Estherr La Main D’or to create this specially designed t-shirt, with 100% of profits being donated to War Child.

Nalin drawing a house.

Open Letter to Secretary-General António Guterres

In collaboration with various charities, War Child UK calls for the Secretary-General to ensure that his report accurately reflects data collected and verified by the United Nations Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism.