Julia was born when the war erupted in Syria, the very first few years of her life were in a town under siege, her father was detained for three years right after her birth, then when he was released they fled to Turkey to start their journey as refugees.
More than half of all attacks on schools worldwide in the last four years have occurred in Syria, according to Save the Children analysis
Save the Children Syria’s Education Programme Manager, Muhamad Manaa describes the moment he found out that two children from a school supported by Save the Children had been killed in an airstrike.
At 12 years old Omar* suddenly found himself responsible for his family and working to support his mother and younger brother after his father was killed in the conflict.
Rami*, 9, was forced to flee his home in northern Syria over a year ago because of the intense fighting. Not long after the family left, their home was hit by two missiles that destroyed part of his house and his beloved blue bike.
Calculating the impact of the collapse of Syria’s education system on Syria’s future