In Photos: Syrian girls share how 11 years of conflict has impacted their lives

A young girl, Hana, sits at a desk writing in a notebook. Shafak/CARE

Millions of children were born in Syria since the conflict began more than a decade ago. Thousands have lost family members and been forced to flee their homes to camps in far away places and across neighbouring countries. Most continue to experience, daily, numerous violations of their basic rights to health, education and protection. These are some of their stories.

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15 Minutes on Empowering and Investing in Girls

CARE Canada's podcast, 15 Minutes to Change the World on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and care.ca/podcast

Our very special guest for International Day of the Girl is Marigold Mioc—a volunteer and activist who has been involved with different causes, groups and organizations including the United Way, Young Canadians’ Parliament, Engineers without Borders, and many more.

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15 Minutes on Localizing and Decolonizing Aid

15 Minutes to Change the World - CARE Canada's podcast

In the final episode of our March4Women series, we speak with Everjoice Win, an activist in feminist and social justice movements in her country, Zimbabwe, the African continent and globally for over 30 years. Everjoice speaks passionately about decolonizing aid and localization in the context of international development and humanitarian work—and how women are leading the charge in this very critical area.

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Five girls who inspire us

We’re thrilled to introduce you to five amazing girls we’ve had the honour of meeting through our work to save lives, defeat poverty, and achieve social justice:

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