“The Syrian crisis is robbing the childhood from thousands of refugee boys and girls in Lebanon.”
Sophie Coehlo, Tdh Program Coordinator in Lebanon
One out of three Syrian girls is married before the age of 19. This trend is increasing.
In nearly 20% of cases, the men are 10 years older than the girls they marry.
In 2017, Tdh supported 1,380 young girls who are married or about to be married.
Remas, 12 years old, participates in Tdh’s prevention activities
“I work to help my family. This way I can buy clothes and help my brothers, sisters, and the entire family.”
Malek, 14 years old, Syrian refugee
Ahmed, father of six children
Mohamad Bawwab, Police officer in Tyre