Saad; a Scar Left by the Syrian War

By Basma Ourfali Aleppo, 19 November 2015 – 12 year-old Saad has a blister on his left cheek. Appearing over a year ago, the blister became increasingly bigger and deeper. Saad didn’t know what it was until a health worker referred him to the Leishmaniosis Control Centre in Aleppo, where he started his long treatment; […]

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Mohammad: Sometimes I feel I want to cry, but I can’t

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 […]

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Eyad: Children of my own age should be playing.

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 […]

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Alia: I don’t show that I’m depressed.

Alia, 13, is one of her school’s best students. Keeping busy to avoid feelings of depression so far from her home 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 as […]

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My Voice, My Story – Bringing Syrian and Jordanian youth together

 Amman, Jordan – 28 May 2014 – For six days, young girls from ‪Syria and ‪Jordan are attending a training workshop that allows them to describe the realities of Syrian and Jordanian youth while encouraging young people from the two communities to work together.

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