#syria

  • Article: 124 Million People Were at the Brink of Starvation in 2017, New Report Finds
    Food & Hunger

    124 Million People Were at the Brink of Starvation in 2017, New Report Finds

    March 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    War and famine fueled hunger crises around the world. Read more

  • Article: Poverty Is Forcing More Refugee Girls to Become Child Brides
    Girls & Women

    Poverty Is Forcing More Refugee Girls to Become Child Brides

    March 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I regret that I got married. Girls my age are now studying. I am totally destroyed." Read more

  • Article: Aid Agencies Are Tackling Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Syria
    Girls & Women

    Aid Agencies Are Tackling Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Syria

    Feb. 28, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Such behavior would be a betrayal of the people we are all here to serve." Read more

  • Article: These 10 Humanitarian Crises Are Getting Worse in 2018
    Food & Hunger

    These 10 Humanitarian Crises Are Getting Worse in 2018

    Jan. 12, 2018|IRIN

    Ongoing conflicts, famine, and ethnic cleansing affect millions worldwide. Read more

  • Article: ‘Sesame Street’ Just Got $100 Million to Help Refugee Kids
    Education

    ‘Sesame Street’ Just Got $100 Million to Help Refugee Kids

    By David Brand|Dec. 21, 2017

    The program will provide educational content and emotional support for refugees. Read more

  • Article: Syrian Girls Being Forced Into Child Marriage Are Turning to Suicide
    Girls & Women

    Syrian Girls Being Forced Into Child Marriage Are Turning to Suicide

    Aug. 7, 2017|News Deeply and CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls being forced into marriages at younger ages, sometimes resulting in harrowing stories. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Plead for Ceasefire in Aleppo as Syrian Rebels Lose Grip
    Citizenship

    World Leaders Plead for Ceasefire in Aleppo as Syrian Rebels Lose Grip

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 7, 2016

    The Syrian Army has pushed farther into Aleppo, where more than 200,000 civilians are trapped. Read more

  • Article: Raheem, 16, Refused to Get Married. Now She’s Helping Other Girls Say No, Too.
    Girls & Women

    Raheem, 16, Refused to Get Married. Now She’s Helping Other Girls Say No, Too.

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 3, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Child brides are at greater risk for illness and injury during pregnancy and birth. Read more