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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

Oct 9

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

By CARE Australia October 9, 2014 3 comments

“I want to write about child marriage. Some of my friends, who are as old as I am, married in Zaatari or Azraq. I told them that they should continue to go to school, that they are too young to get married. But they did not listen. I wish that other girls read what I write and think twice about their choices.” ©Johanna Mitscherlich/CARE

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

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Apr 17

Indecent proposal: Syrian women exploited

By CARE Australia April 17, 2013 0 comments

By Noura Shahed, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, CARE Jordan ‘Are you Syrian? Will you marry me?’ These are just some of the questions that 34-year-old Mufeeda has been hearing since her husband went missing in Syria. Mufeeda, her husband Awad and their four children fled to Jordan in August 2012…

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