News and stories

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

Child in Ukraine.

Ukraine Conflict: Two Years On

War Child has been working to support those on the frontline in Ukraine and surrounding countries since the conflict began. 

Children and War Child partner staff playing at a child friendly space in Syria with paper flowers

Mental Health Awareness Week 2023

This Mental Health Awareness Week, we aim to highlight the crucial role of providing psychosocial support to children living in conflict zones.

Childs drawing from Ukraine, 2023.

Supporting the Roma community in Ukraine

The Roma community in Ukraine is one of the largest minority groups in the country, with an estimated population of around 400,000 people, however there is a lack of census data available to give a precise number.

A childs teddy bear in the rubble of a colapsed building, Syria.

Anniversary of the conflict in Syria

Syrian children and their families face unprecedented turmoil due to lethal mix of civil war, devastating earthquakes, medical emergencies and harsh winter conditions.

Svetlana and her baby, Ukraine.

International Womens Day 2023

Wednesday 8 March 2023 marks International Women's Day - a day to celebrate the millions of incredible women and girls around the world who strive every day to make the world a better place.

Poster for the Sam Ryder show in aid of War Child

Sam Ryder In Aid Of War Child

National Album Day Ambassador Sam Ryder launches this year’s National Album Day on 15 October with a special concert on 26th September.

Children smiling

RSD x War Child

Record Store Day 2022 raises more than £27,000 for War Child.