#Jordan

  • Article: I Work With Over 2,000 Children in Jordan’s Refugee Camps. Here's How COVID-19 Threatens Their Education.

    I Work With Over 2,000 Children in Jordan’s Refugee Camps. Here's How COVID-19 Threatens Their Education.

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 2, 2020

    We spoke to Dr. Ahmad Rababah, an education specialist working in the Za'atari and Azraq camps. Read more

  • Article: Jordan Urged to Stop Imprisoning Women Who Disobey Male Guardians

    Jordan Urged to Stop Imprisoning Women Who Disobey Male Guardians

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 24, 2019

    Amnesty International released a new report exposing abuse in the country. Read more

  • Article: After Changing Jordan's Rape Law, This Lawmaker Is Now Tackling Child Marriage

    After Changing Jordan's Rape Law, This Lawmaker Is Now Tackling Child Marriage

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 13, 2019

    Nearly 10,500 girls in Jordan were married before reaching their 18th birthdays in 2017. Read more

  • Article: Aid Workers Can Finally Give Vaccines in This Remote Syrian Camp

    Aid Workers Can Finally Give Vaccines in This Remote Syrian Camp

    From Voice of America|Nov. 5, 2018

    Aid workers have never entered the 3-year-old Rukban Camp due to security concerns. Read more

  • Feature: These 4 Survivors Flip the Script on What It Means to Be a Refugee
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    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: The US Is Resettling the Fewest Number of Refugees in 40 Years

    The US Is Resettling the Fewest Number of Refugees in 40 Years

    By Chris Gelardi|April 26, 2018

    2018 is on pace to be the worst year for resettlement to the US in decades. Read more

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

    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

    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