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10/9/18

In Yemen, One Girl Dreams of School

At 7 a.m., the bell rings at the school next to Maryam’s house. Maryam, 16, and her sisters wake up, quickly put on some clothes and rush out the door. Outside, girls with...

10/9/18

To fight or flee? The decision no 12-year-old should have to make

When armed groups invaded her village in northeast Nigeria, Hadiza, 15, had two options before they burned it down: leave or join their terrorizing force. Armed groups killed...

10/9/18

Meet the 17-year-old making sure refugee girls in Lebanon have access to education

Bushra, 17, came to Lebanon five years ago with her father, mother, and eight siblings to escape the conflict in Syria. Her father, who has a law degree, now works selling...

10/9/18

How menstrual cups are helping build confidence among refugee girls in Uganda

Two bedsheets and two sets of clothes. That’s all 20-year-old Viola Jackline was able to take with her on her arduous two-week trek by foot from South Sudan to Uganda....

10/9/18

The Refugee Fighting Sexual Violence

Earlier this year, tens of thousands of Congolese risked their lives to flee their conflict-ridden country and seek refuge in Uganda. Pema* is one of them. At the time,...

10/9/18

This Aspiring Filmmaker Highlights the Bonds in Her Refugee Community

Walaa and her family used to spend time together gathered around the TV at home in Syria watching their favorite shows. Movies and TV captivated Walaa.

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