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Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Latest news and stories from CARE's work in the field

Dec 9

Married too soon: the consequences of early marriage in the Syrian conflict

By CARE Australia December 9, 2016 0 comments

Hanan*, (left) a Syrian social worker who counsels girls married before adulthood, meets with a client at a CARE-supported primary health care facility operated by Syria Relief and Development (SRD) in northern Syria. Identites intentionally withheld. Image: SRD/CARE

By Amani Kanjo, Project Coordinator, CARE partner – Syria Relief and Development “When I met her, it was immediately clear that she wasn’t prepared for the responsibility of being a mother – she herself was still a child!” The girl was only 14, already a mother, but it was not the first…

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