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Syrian Children

U.N. Reaches 'Breakthrough' Resolution In Getting Aid To Syria

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 07.17.2014 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations said Wednesday it has already positioned supplies for the first convoys that will deliver aid from several ...

For Young Syrians, School's Always Out and Not Just for Summer

Maysa Jalbout | Posted 07.01.2014 | Impact
Maysa Jalbout

As the school year wraps up, most children are already focused on their summer plans. But today, for more than five million Syrian children inside and outside the country, summer is not a joyous break from routine.

This Syrian Boy Forgot How To Write After Being Torn Away From School. He's Just 1 Of A Million

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.18.2014 | Impact

Mohammad returns home to a quiet house around 11 p.m. each day. He has five sisters, but they're all asleep by the time he's finished his laborious 12...

Somali Refugees Tell Syrian Children: You Are Not Alone

Posted 04.18.2014 | World

Three years into the conflict in Syria, more than 5 million of the country's children are living as refugees -- often in the most dire of circumstance...

Syria's Children Are Our Children

Gordon Brown | Posted 05.13.2014 | World
Gordon Brown

A year ago when the planned military intervention was called off, both opponents and proponents of military action dutifully pledged that they would show greater urgency in providing for the victims. But the minute military action was off the agenda, the pressures to provide aid diminished and the public interest in delivering emergency humanitarian action dimmed.

More Than Half Of Syria's Children Cannot Get An Education

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — Nearly half of Syria's school-age children — 2.8 million and counting — cannot get an education because of the devastation and vio...

HORROR: Syrian Children Raped, Given Electric Shocks To Genitals

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2014 | World

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Western-backed opposition groups in Syria are recruiting refugee children in nei...

WATCH: Syrian Children Brave Bombs To Attend School

The Huffington Post | Erin McDonough | Posted 09.19.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

More than 900 days after the start of the war in Syria, thousands of Syrian children returned to school on Sunday. Lina Sergie Attar, who runs Camp Ze...

Back to School: Even in Syria, Education Is About Hope

Sarah Dryden-Peterson | Posted 11.06.2013 | Impact
Sarah Dryden-Peterson

It is back to school time in Syria this week, just as it is in the United States. Yet for millions of Syrian children, there is no return to comfortable routine. This time is a call for a different kind of intervention -- in education.

Another Grim Milestone In Syria

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

GENEVA, Aug 23 (Reuters) - The number of Syrian children forced to flee their devastated homeland will on Friday reach a million, half of all the re...

Save The Children: Nearly 2 Million Syrian Kids In Need Of Aid

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, April 8 (Reuters) - The aid group Save the Children pleaded with members of the U.N. Security Cou...

Syrian Children: Why Parents Need to Be Outraged

Hayley Krischer | Posted 08.05.2012 | World
Hayley Krischer

Can you imagine this? Being unable to protect your child?

Syrian Regime 'Tortures Children'

Posted 03.28.2012 | World

On the heels of the United Nations increasing its civilian death toll estimate during the year-long conflict in Syria to more than 9,000, many of the ...