Thursday 25 June 2015

Photo Story: Iraqi Refugee Women Attend Positive-Parenting Sessions

Save the Children’s Child Protection programme in Beirut held a week long positive parenting workshop to Iraqi women who have fled the conflict in their country and sought refuge in Lebanon.The Japan Platform (JPF) is funding this project to ensure that the desperation and recent vulnerability of newly displaced parents does not severely affect their relationship with their children.

The workshop elaborates on the goals that parents want to achieve with their children and the means to attain these goals through good means of communication, mutual respect, and trust.

Wednesday 24 June 2015

Syrian Refugee Children Draw What They Miss Most About Home

Four years on, the Syria crisis has led four million people to flee their homes and seek refuge in neighboring countries in the region. Innocent children have been forced to leave their country and settle in new environments.

During a drawing activity in Lebanon, Syrian refugee children drew the four things that they miss the most about their home:



“Our home in Syria was huge, and we always had electricity and clean water” – Tareq, 8

Thursday 30 April 2015

Behind the Sunset: a film produced entirely by children participates in an international film festival

Under the Child Rights Governance sector program funded by the Swedish Post Code Lottery, an initiative about teaching children how to film a movie on child rights violations was implemented in Lebanon with the collaboration of Save the Children Sweden office and the Stockholm Junior Film Festival.

Monday 27 April 2015

Young Lebanese girls land an internship through Save the Children

Reem, 19, and Hanan, 22, both live in the same neighborhood but due to their introverted and shy nature, their relationship was limited to the casual greeting when they ran into each other. They both participated in Save the Children’s youth training programme and had been offered an internship in their village’s municipality. The programme, made possible by the Bureau of People, Refugees and Migration (BPRM) not only facilitated the young girls’ first steps into their careers, but also created a very strong friendship between them.

Friday 20 March 2015

Our Superhero Mohamad upholds education despite hard circumstances

As soon as one meets Mohamad, they cannot avoid noticing his funky and cool haircut and the lines drawn by his barber’s shaver on the sides of his head and on his eyebrow. A couple of years ago, before his arrival to Lebanon, Mohamad was a different boy. In Aleppo where he lived before finding refuge in Beirut, 13 year-old Mohamad was the smartest student in his class.