There are 40,000 school-aged Syrian refugee children in Egypt – part of a generation under threat due to the Syria conflict. Education is their route to a better future for themselves and their homeland. More information: www.nolostgeneration.org
Ahmed is one of some 64,000 school-aged Syrian refugee children now living in Iraq. UNICEF and its partners are doing everything possible to provide these children with an education and prevent the loss of a generation. More info: www.childrenofsyria.info www.nolostgeneration.org
12 year-old Saja is a symbol of courage amid Syria’s brutal conflict. She has lost many of her friends – and was seriously injured herself. But her determination to get an education is as strong as ever. The #ChildrenofSyria need our help. More information: www.nolostgeneration.org
By Chris Herwig and Abed el Majeed, UNICEF Jordan December 2015 — 16 year old Mesh’al is a Syrian youth from Dar’aa, living in Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan. Like many boys in the camp, he has not gone to school since moving here and works transporting people’s groceries across the massive camp which is […]
ZA’ATARI, Jordan, 28 Sept 2014 – “How is everything with you? I wish you could come,” says Ghada. The 18-year-old is on a mobile phone chatting to her father. She is in Za’atari refugee camp, Jordan and he is in Dera’a, Syria, just across the border. “I feel comfortable when I talk to him. I […]
By Toby Fricker ZA’ATARI, Jordan, 9 July 2014 – Mohammed struggles to hold back his tears. The 32-year old champion wrestler from Dera’a, southern Syria, is recalling the day he arrived in Jordan. “There is nothing more difficult than the moment I decided to leave Syria and be a refugee in Jordan. But because of […]
Mohammed, 12, was hoping to go to school. Instead, he finds himself working a 12-hour shift in a sweet shop. My Voice, My Story. Since the start of the conflict in Syria, children have felt its impact in different ways. In this series of audio photo portraits, five Syrian children, now living as refugees in […]
Eyad, 14, was injured in Syria. He had 21 operations before doctors decided to amputate his leg. But then a miracle happened. My Voice, My Story. Since the start of the conflict in Syria, children have felt its impact in different ways. In this series of audio photo portraits, five Syrian children, now living as […]
Ahmad, 15, lives with his parents, 4 younger brothers and one sister. He is the family breadwinner after his father was shot in Syria. My Voice,My Story Since the start of the conflict in Syria, children have felt its impact in different ways. In this series of audio photo portraits, five Syrian children, now living […]
UNICEF’s Child Friendly Spaces project is funded by the European Union and implemented in partnership with AFAD and the Turkish Red Crescent Society in all camps in Turkey. Thanks to these spaces, vulnerable Syrian children and youth have access to safe, participatory and inclusive education and recreation activities.
Nearly three years after the Syria crisis began, a generation of children is under threat. Inside Syria, more than 4 million children need urgent help. More than 1.1 million other Syrian children now live as refugees. Thanks to the generosity of the State of Kuwait much has been done to improve the situation for Syrian […]
Because the Syrian crisis isn’t over. Because children’s lives are at stake. Because they deserve better than this. Because it’s not too late. Because they are the future of Syria.
Don’t let news of the Syrian crisis drown out the voices of its children. They need to be heard. They need to be protected. They are the future of Syria. These children need a champion. But first… Listen
With each passing day of the continuing conflict in Syria, more and more children fear their future may be fading away. With every classroom damaged or destroyed. With every child witnessing the horror of war, every family fleeing the violence. We can’t risk losing an entire generation of children to death, fear and despair.
Please, make your voice heard. Show your support. Spread the word. Become a champion for the children of Syria. You can learn more about how by visiting championthechildrenofsyria.org. I hope you will.