News and stories

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

Caroline running the London Marathon for War Child in 2017.

12 marathons and counting

Running one marathon is impressive, but for Caroline one wasn't enough. She told us how it feels to be a 12-time marathon runner, raising more than £30,000 for War Child.

Rehabilitating child soldiers is really complex; there is no one-size-fits-all answer.

It’s time to rethink child soldiers

War Child's new report, Rethink Child Soldiers, outlines how current efforts to reintegrate ex-child soldiers back into communities aren't good enough.

Stress in conflict.

Stress in conflict

National Stress Awareness Month has helped to spread the word about stress, the effects of stress and coping mechanisms.

A family from Herat, Afghanistan.

International Womens Day 2019

Today is International Women's Day. To celebrate we wanted to introduce Iman and Viviane — two inspiring women who are working to change children's lives.