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TAKE ACTION: What I can do to help the #childrenofsyria

Posted February 25, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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We have received blog posts, discussion comments, and debate discussions asking the question- what can I do to help the children of Syria? Many of you have also asked to speak out to World Leaders. We invite you to sign this to World Leaders. What does the petition ask for? - An end to the horror and bloodshed for the #childrenofsyria - An end to violence against the #childrenofsyria - An end to blocking of humanitarian assistance - An end to attacks on humanitaria...


OneMinutesJr. "Syria My Love"

Posted February 27, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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How do you feel when you lose something? 16-year-old Rane shares a love letter with the Syria he had to leave behind.


“We need education so we can rebuild our home”

Posted March 4, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Amman, Jordan, February 2014 – Like many teenagers in Jordan, Ghada is nervously awaiting her exam results. “The exams were very hard. They consisted of multiple choice questions on many different areas. I hope I did well.” The 18-year-old from Syria took the first round of her final year Tawjihi exams in January; nine subjects including Maths, English, Arabic and History. “The English and Maths exams were the hardest,” she says. But unlike other teenagers, Ghada stud...


"I even achieved my purpose of finding my path.."

Posted March 5, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Somar, a young Syrian from Hama is studying Turkish in Nizip-2 Camp in Gaziantep, Turkey.


Where is the future of our children going?

Posted May 26, 2014 no picture Camelia Ishrat

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The ongoing violence in Syria not only affected over 5 million children but also forced millions of them out of school. The aid provided by the international community is not enough to help or back up these vulnerable children and their families. Many of them may suffer life long trauma- either physically or mentally. Providing temporary shelter, food and water is never going to save them from the harsh hot weather nor from the cold winter nights. Moreover, female children are at a...


Terror scars: I fear I am losing my country

Posted June 17, 2014 no picture Kwoba @H_Kwoba

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They killed forty eight men one night ago. They came in to the town, took out a police station, demobilized them and then proceeded to shoot at everything male in their path. They shot them and left their bodies lying in the dark to be collected and disposed. They didn't care; shot at close range and left them for dead. They killed forty eight people in less than four hours. Sadly this is not a one time only incident, there is more... A well executed shoot to kill attack in a h...