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.
This is the first of War Child UK’s annual reports on UK commitment to children in armed conflict.
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.
This report examines the extent to which the rights of children in armed conflict are promoted and protected by UK government in five countries where state forces/state aligned forces are listed for grave violations against children.
The case studies in this report illustrate the complexity of delivering mental health and psychosocial support to children and their families with very different experiences.
This report seeks to highlight the immediate and ongoing needs of children affected by the conflict in Mosul and Ninewa Governorate in Iraq.
This report provides a list of actions the international community can undertake to address urgent needs and plan for a more stable and secure future for Syria’s children.
This report draws attention to the unfolding crisis facing children forced to flee and calls for the development of a Global Action Plan which would enable world leaders to advance some critical actions to help fulfil children’s basic rights.