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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

May 9

Syrian Refugees: “Girls my age should be wearing school uniforms, not wedding dresses”

By CARE Australia May 9, 2016 4 comments
CARE warns that an increasing number of Syrian refugee parents are arranging marriages for their daughters due to economic hardship and concerns about the security and protection of their daughters in an unknown environment. 

©Johanna Mitscherlich/CARE

When Fatimah*, 16, reached a refugee camp in Jordan after fleeing Syria, she thought that her life had come to an end. But what she found was the passion and challenge of her life: advocating for education and against child marriage amongst Syrian Refugees.

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Mar 10

Friendship in the face of war

By CARE Australia March 10, 2016 0 comments
Rania, Hana and Ghosoun are all friends - and Syrian refugees.

Rania, Hana and Ghosoun are all friends - and Syrian refugees. © CARE

How does friendship fare in the face of war? Where once Rania, Hana and Ghosoun used to chat about everyday things such as upcoming weddings and their families, now their conversations revolve around survival.

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Jun 8

Girls My Age Should be Wearing School Uniforms, Not Wedding Dresses

By CARE Australia June 8, 2015 0 comments

When Aya* reached the refugee camp, she thought that her life had come to an end. But what she found was the passion and challenge of her life.

Young female Syrian refugees are fighting against child marriage and advocating for education instead. One such advocate spoke with CARE’s Johanna Mitscherlich.

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May 15

Rescued love finds a safe haven in Jordan

By CARE Australia May 15, 2015 0 comments
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"I risked my life to return home to marry her. She is the love of my life!” ~ Ibrahim. Photo: © Mahmoud Shabeeb/CARE

Thousands of people are fleeing their homes in Syria to find safety over the border in Jordan. This is one couples love story.

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