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Prioritizing women’s and girls’ needs in wake of Beirut explosion

BEIRUT, Lebanon – A month after the Beirut Port explosion, life remains…

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Mobile medical units deployed as Beirut health system copes after explosion

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Weeks after a horrific explosion devastated the Lebanese capital, Beirut, views…

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Amid wreckage in Beirut, health and psychosocial needs are paramount

BEIRUT, Lebanon/UNITED NATIONS, New York – A masked aid worker helps an injured woman limp from a…

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Girls in crisis settings overlooked for life-saving care, say health advocates

UNITED NATIONS, New York/BEIRUT, Lebanon – “To be pregnant in the middle of a humanitarian setting…

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New study finds child marriage rising among most vulnerable Syrian refugees

United Nations, New York/Beirut, Lebanon – An alarming rise in child marriages has been seen among…

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With high child marriage rates among Syrian refugees, one girl takes a stand

CHOUF, Lebanon – When Raneem Abras, 16, fled the devastation in Aleppo, Syria, three years ago, her…

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Say #IDONT to fight child marriage this Valentine's Day

UNITED NATIONS, New York/Beirut, Lebanon – Standing several inches shy of her middle-aged groom’s shoulder, the 12-…

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Flight from Syria: The story of one child bride

NABATIEH, Lebanon – In late 2013, Haneen, now 14, fled Syria with her parents and 10 siblings. As…

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Despite trauma, a little help goes a long way for Syrian refugees

AMMAN, Jordan – “I’d just gotten off the night shift,” said ‘Aida*, a…

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Shortage in funding threatens care for pregnant Syrian refugees

EL NABATIEH, Lebanon/DEIR ALLA, Jordan – More than four years after conflict erupted in Syria, the…

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