This report outlines a VoiceMore project led by a group of young people in Masisi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, supported by War Child UK. It outlines their concerns regarding the way children and youth are recruited and used by armed groups in the area and the lack of support they receive when they leave. It focuses on what they feel are the causes and consequences, the research they designed and conducted within the community, and their recommendations for change.
In 2019, the UK had support relationships in at least eight countries where grave violations against children were verified by the UN. In this new report, War Child states that building the capacity of partner military forces, without appropriate efforts to ensure that the capacity is used in accordance with international law and best practice, places more children at risk.
Thanks to our amazing supporters and partners, we reached a total of 171,992 children, young people and adults through our work in 2020.
This report outlines a VoiceMore project led by a group of young people living in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo, supported by War Child. It details their concerns regarding the abuse and exploitation of child herders in their community, what they feel are the causes and consequences, the research they designed and conducted, and their recommendations for ways to address the issue.
War Child values diversity and inclusion and seeks to ensure there are no discriminatory cultures or practices in our places of work. This policy sets out our commitments in regards to diversity and inclusion and provides guidance on anti-discriminatory practice.
This policy is designed to enable War Child UK employees and representatives to raise concerns internally and at a high level and to disclose information which they believe demonstrates malpractice or impropriety.
This report outlines a VoiceMore project led by a group of young people living in Bidi Bidi refugee settlement in the Yumbe district of northern Uganda, supported by War Child. It details their concerns regarding the situation of orphan and separated children in refugee and host communities, what they feel are the causes and consequences, the research they designed and conducted, and their recommendations for ways to address the issue.
This is the first of War Child UK’s annual reports on UK commitment to children in armed conflict.
Thanks to our amazing supporters and partners, we reached a total of 100,217 children, young people and adults in conflict-affected countries in 2019.
This brieﬁng paper features stories of children and their families to illustrate the challenges being faced because of Covid-19.
2018 was another proud year for War Child in our efforts to support and stand up for children in some of the most hostile environments on earth. As a result of our work, more than 100,000 children and their families living with the scourge of conflict across Africa and the Middle East were able to access a range of crucial services.
This report aims to bring global attention to the challenges related to the reintegration of children associated with armed forces and groups, and promote better policy, practice and funding in the future.