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16 June 2016
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Syrian Girl Bags UNFPA Social Innovation Grant For Online Learning Platform for Arabic ‘Coding’

Leen Darwish, 23 years, is like a Syrian girl next door, except that she has dreams to teach computing and software coding in Arabic language to thousands of Syrians and Arabs in general as a ticket... Read more

9 June 2016
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My only dream is to give my daughter a life that was stolen from me

Syria, Damascus Countryside -- “I was given life again.” This is how Ranim, a divorced 16 year-old girl and a violence survivor from Syria, said to express her status when she met Dr. Amal at the... Read more

20 May 2016
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Bringing new hope in lives of Syrian women survivors of family-based violence

Damascus, Syria -- One look at Amal*, 46, and you can tell that she is feeling miserable inside. The red and blue bruises on her face provide a glimpse of her battered psychological state. She feels... Read more

9 May 2016
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Mine explosion hits Mariam and her 16 weeks old baby

Al-Hassakeh, North-Eastern Syria -- During a journey trying to cross the borders by foot from her home at al-Hole village, in Al-Hassakeh, at the north-eastern part of Syria close to the Iraqi... Read more

8 May 2016
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A warm UNFPA welcome to Ruba, our first female Local Security Assistant!

A warm UNFPA welcome to Ruba, our first female Local Security Assistant! The UNFPA Syria Country Office has the distinction of being the first country office to successfully recruit a female security... Read more

16 March 2016
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Serving Syrian refugee women amid Iraq's escalating crisis

AMMAN/NEW YORK - Over 200,000 Syrian refugees are living in Iraq, having escaped the four-year-long conflict in their homeland. Yet for some, the move offers little respite from crisis: A UNFPA... Read more

16 March 2016
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Delivering Sensitive Reproductive Health Care to Syrian Refugees in Jordan

ZA'ATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Mafraq, Jordan — As a way to address both health needs and cultural sensitivities, UNFPA  is supporting a reproductive health clinic with a female gynaecologist in the Za'atari... Read more

16 March 2016
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Midwife Finds her Work with Refugees Challenging and Rewarding

ZA’ATRI CAMP, Jordan –- Holding a newborn in her hands is like “heaven” says a young midwife Ghadeer Taher Horani, who struggled to find the exact words to describe the feeling of delivering babies... Read more

5 February 2016
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Flight from Syria: The story of one child bride

NABATIEH, Lebanon – In late 2013, Haneen, now 14, fled Syria with her parents and 10 siblings. As her family made its way to the Turkish border, her father sustained injuries that left him paralyzed... Read more

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