Refugee mother and daughter fight rocketing rates of child marriage

“A girl I know from school here in the camp got married last year when she was 15,” Saba, 16, told UNFPA. Saba is a Syrian refugee. She shares a small, spare caravan in the Zaatari refugee camp with her four siblings and mother, Izdihar. She and Izdihar spend their free time advocating against child marriage, a practice that has increased dramatically among Syrian families that have fled the devastating war back home. Read more here:

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