The Lost Generation of Syrian Children

March 16, 2017

Syria’s children will be a lost generation suffering not only from a life of violence and war, but a life of bleak opportunities. As the Syrian War marks its sixth year, the humanitarian crisis has become worse than ever. Those paying the highest price of the conflict are children. With no...

Lost Hope: The Abuse of Children in Syria

February 23, 2014

The violent struggle to control Syria is decimating its children's future.  When Mohammad Qataa, a 14-year-old boy, was brutally murdered in front of his mother last year in Syria, his story went viral. Forced out of school to sell coffee on the streets of Aleppo, he refused to serve...

Who Will Be Syria’s Knight Sans Armor? (Part 2/2)

May 24, 2013

“Without our voices, we have no choices. And without choices, we could be stuck forever in violence.”A reflection on discussions with Syrians in and outside of Syria. This is the last of a two part series. Read part one here. “Children are a source for learning; their spontaneous...