When Fatimah*, 16, reached a refugee camp in Jordan after fleeing Syria, she thought that her life had come to an end. But what she found was the passion and challenge of her life: advocating for education and against child marriage amongst Syrian Refugees.
This March marks five years of fighting in Syria; a milestone no one wanted to reach. Here, Syrian refugees share their hopes and fears for what Syria might be like in another five years-time.
A girl is forced into marriage somewhere in the world every two seconds. But improved education and reduced poverty could help set her free. CARE’s Gender in Emergencies Specialist, Isadora Quay explains.
More than 3.8 million Syrians have been forced to seek refuge in neighbouring countries. Today for World Refugee Day, we acknowledge the need for safe spaces for the those most at risk: women and girls.
International aid organisation CARE Australia is calling for urgent support to help provide blankets, heaters and warm clothes for Syrian refugee families facing a freezing winter.
CARE is deeply concerned about the influx of around 66,000 refugees who have crossed the border to Turkey in the past days. ‘This is a major humanitarian emergency, with tens of thousands of people in need of shelter, food and water,’ says John Uniack Davis, Country Director of CARE Turkey. With the giant influx of […]