#Syrian Refugees

  • Article: Child Marriage Is on the Rise in Turkey as Syrian Refugees Struggle During COVID-19

    Child Marriage Is on the Rise in Turkey as Syrian Refugees Struggle During COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 8, 2020

    Parents are offering up their daughters in exchange for rent. Read more

  • 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

  • Feature: ‘I Risked My Life to Protect My Fellow Refugees. Here’s What’s Next for Me.’

    ‘I Risked My Life to Protect My Fellow Refugees. Here’s What’s Next for Me.’

    March 23, 2020

    Sarah Mardini drew headlines after she saved a sinking boat of refugees. Here, she tells her story. Read more

  • Article: Meet Gabby Edlin, Founder of The Bloody Good Period Campaign

    Meet Gabby Edlin, Founder of The Bloody Good Period Campaign

    By Helen Lock|June 25, 2019

    Edlin was volunteering at a refugee centre when she was told period products weren't "essential." Read more

  • Article: Syrian Mothers Are Turning to Child Marriage to Secure Property for Their Families

    Syrian Mothers Are Turning to Child Marriage to Secure Property for Their Families

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 29, 2019

    Only 4% of female refugees had properties in Syria registered under their name. Read more

  • Article: Syrian Refugee Women Set Up Sold-Out Pop-Up Restaurant in Wales

    Syrian Refugee Women Set Up Sold-Out Pop-Up Restaurant in Wales

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 22, 2019

    The families cooked up a feast for 120 people in Aberystwyth. Read more

  • Article: This Artist Wants to Humanize the Refugee Experience Through Comics

    This Artist Wants to Humanize the Refugee Experience Through Comics

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 16, 2018

    “People talk about numbers and movements in ways that can be really depersonalizing.” 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