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War Child

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Last modified: April 12, 2012, 2:19 PM


War Child is an international child protection agency that works with the most marginalised children – child soldiers, street kids and children in prison – in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda.

War Child believes it is unacceptable that children continue to be victims of war.

66% of people who die in conflict are children. In the last decade alone 1.5 million children have died in wars. Four million have been disabled and a further 10 million traumatised.

War Child are the only international child protection agency in south Iraq and the only international agency working with children in prison in Western Afghanistan. We work where other agencies do not, reaching the most at risk children in the most dangerous war zones.

War Child's Mission

War Child exists to provide protection for children, who as a result of conflict, have to deal with insecurity, extreme poverty and exclusion.

We provide vital, on the ground support programmes in each of the conflict zones we work in but also lobby politicians and governments to ensure our cause and the rights of children affected by war remains high on the public and political agendas.

This approach allows us to ensure every pound we receive goes as far as possible – not only to the crucial projects in the field, but to ensuring children caught up in conflict, no matter where they may be, have a chance to be protected.

War Child looks forward to a world in which war is not prosecuted on children.

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    September 22, 2014
    London, United Kingdom
    See for a full description. War Child has experienced considerable growth in recent years. We have invested heavily in our fundraising divi...
  • Corporate Development Manager - Job

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    September 18, 2014
    London, United Kingdom
    Please refer to for further details War Child's mission is to support and strengthen the protective environment for children who, as a resu...
  • Head of Programme Quality - Job

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    September 4, 2014
    London, United Kingdom
    See for a full description. Background War Child works with children who, as a result of conflict, live with ...

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Tel : (44) 207 916 9276
Fax : (44) 207 916 9280
5-7 Anglers Lane, London, United Kingdom


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