Child Protection

Monday 21 March 2016

What does it mean to have been born in Syria five years ago?

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.

Monday 7 December 2015

“I am the man of the house now and they are relying on me.”

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.