Child Labour among Syrian Refugees

Ghazal, 4, (L) and Judy, 7, carrying 8-month-old Suhair, react after what activists said was shelling by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad near the Syrian Arab Red Crescent center in the Douma neighborhood of Damascus May 6, 2015.

With the conflict in Syria has killed more than 220,000 people and displacing half of the population the effect has been terrible for the children Affected. According to this article in Reuters, they’re pushed into the workforce. Children in war zones and in refugee populations are especially vulnerable to recruitment as soldiers, sexual exploitation, and child labor.

You can read the full article here


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  1. Reblogged this on justiceforkevinandjenveybaylis.


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