War Child UK, the UN Special Representative on Children and Armed Conflict and the ILO call for an end to the recruitment and use of children in armed conflict by 2025.
Following the death of his father, Jawad had no choice but to embark on a long and treacherous journey from Afghanistan to Iran to try and provide for his family.
Humanitarian action may not be the only thing needed in Gaza and Israel, but it is essential if we are to save the futures of innocent children who have been caught up in other people’s battles.
Thanks to the generosity of our incredible supporters, we have launched 10 pioneering initiatives for children in the Central African Republic (CAR). Find out how donations to our Learn to Live appeal have made a difference.
At just 15 years old, Ahmad had no choice but to embark on the long and treacherous journey from Afghanistan to Iran in search of work to support his family. A journey no child should ever be forced to make.
War Child UK, the specialist charity for children affected by conflict, has warned that while the world is focused on the pandemic and the race to roll out a vaccine, some of the world’s worst and most violent conflicts are slipping out of control.
When Islamic State (ISIS) forces attacked their village in Northern Iraq, Soleen and her family were forced to flee their home. Now living in a camp for those displaced by the conflict, Soleen attends a War Child community centre where she can play, learn and be a child again.
Every day, 11 unaccompanied children trudge across the border between Afghanistan and Iran.
The UN estimates that in conflict zones, for every one rape that is reported, between 10 and 20 rapes are not.
We are delighted to reveal that the UK government will double, pound for pound, all donations to our #LearnToLive campaign, up to £500,000.
There're lots of myths and misinformation out there about child soldiers. This Red Hand Day, we want to set the record straight.
Trade, diplomatic, and military relationships have been prioritised by the UK Goverment, putting children's lives at risk.