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

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.

Boys playing on a climbing frame.

UK Government must protect British children in Syria

War Child UK is calling for children of British citizens who have been accused of association with extremist groups in Syria and Iraq to be immediately supported to travel to the UK following the Turkish invasion of Syria.

A child draws their experiences of war in the Central African Republic.

What are grave violations

There are six ‘grave violations’ of children defined by the United Nations (UN). Here's what they are.