#Jordan

  • Feature: These 4 Survivors Flip the Script on What It Means to Be a Refugee
    FeatureEducation

    These 4 Survivors Flip the Script on What It Means to Be a Refugee

    By Joe McCarthy|June 20, 2018

    The magic of language can unlock the potential of people. Read more

  • Article: Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018
    Citizenship

    Here’s How Many Refugees the US Has Accepted in 2018

    By Chris Gelardi|April 26, 2018

    The US is on pace to resettle the fewest number of refugees in 40 years. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage of Syrian Refugees in Jordan Has More Than Doubled in 3 Years
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage of Syrian Refugees in Jordan Has More Than Doubled in 3 Years

    By Daniele Selby|April 18, 2018

    With few means to escape poverty, families are marrying off their daughters before they’re ready. Read more

  • Article: Drought in Israel Threatens Holy Land's Waters
    Environment

    Drought in Israel Threatens Holy Land's Waters

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Jan. 4, 2018

    Elsewhere in the world, water crises are affecting billions of people. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Opened a Gym So Women Can Defend Themselves. Now She's Trained Over 15,000
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Opened a Gym So Women Can Defend Themselves. Now She's Trained Over 15,000

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 24, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In 2012, Lina Khalifeh opened the first women’s self-defense kickboxing studio in Jordan. Read more

  • Article: Over 500,000 Syrian Refugee Children Are Out of School
    Education

    Over 500,000 Syrian Refugee Children Are Out of School

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 15, 2017

    The situation has improved, but more funding is needed to get every child into a classroom. Read more

  • Article: Jordan Has a Spike in Child Marriages as Syrian Refugees Settle In
    Girls & Women

    Jordan Has a Spike in Child Marriages as Syrian Refugees Settle In

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 7, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls miss out on education when they marry as teens. Read more

  • Article: Jordan Officially Repeals Law That Lets Rapists Off the Hook if They Marry Their Victims
    Girls & Women

    Jordan Officially Repeals Law That Lets Rapists Off the Hook if They Marry Their Victims

    By Madison Feser|Aug. 2, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Repeal sends message to rapists that “your crime will not be overlooked”. Read more