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Child marriage rates are estimated to be four times higher among Syrian refugees today than among Syrians before the crisis, while Iraq’s has jumped from 15% to 24% in the past two decades of instability.
There are many young girls who come from my village who are rape victims. When they come I try to encourage them, telling them "You still have life, one still has value." I tell them that they should hope for the future.
Since our origins during the Bosnian war in 1993, Women for Women International has reached over 519,700 marginalised women in 8 conflict-affected countries.
When war and insecurity take hold, women bear the heaviest burden of violence, poverty and inequality. Learn more about why supporting women survivors of war is so important.
Read the stories of the incredible women survivors of war that Women for Women International supports.