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"Her psychological disposition has remarkably changed. I can see her smiling more often, especially when she knows she has a lesson", Nivine’s mother

29 October 2018

Women and Girls in Syria build resilience through Safe Spaces

Women and girls are often left behind when investments, and dialogue on social services, education, employment and health care take place. Women and girls represent the most vulnerable group in their communities and worldwide.   Eight years ago, when the Syria crisis started, the situation for women and girls was exacerbated

11 October 2018

A Skilled GirlForce is a force for change!

We believe in the power of girls to change this world for the better.  Let’s give them the chance.   Too many girls face roadblocks on their journey to adulthood. Child marriage and adolescent pregnancy force millions of girls to drop out of school. Harmful laws and social norms curtail girls’ knowledge of and autonomy over

19 August 2018

Urgent Efforts Needed to Protect Women and Girls in Crises

Urgent Efforts Needed to Protect Women and Girls in Crises Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day 2018   Women and girls uprooted by war or disaster are at heightened risk of rape, exploitation and abuse. Yet reaching a refugee camp or other places where humanitarian services are

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