Campaigning in Lebanon

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Lebanon

We're campaigning for all children to have access to quality basic education. One out of ten people in Lebanon is a child from Syria, and the majority of these children are not in school.

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It’s time to ban child marriage in Lebanon

It took a great deal of bravery to save Rana’s future. Having been forced to suspend her education and stay away from her family for the sake of getting married at 14, her life would soon become a...

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“WHEN THE BUSES COME"

Co-written by Ahmed Bayram & Aliaa Awada...

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The future is ours to win

The Kayany Foundation School inspires girls to work hard and dream big....

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I want to fly

Nour lives by himself with no family around, but this hasn’t stopped him from chasing his dream....

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"This is all I wanted"

Six years of wait come to an end as Fatima enters a classroom for the very first time....

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Don't stop at the boutique yet

With twin boys to look after and a third child arriving next spring, Rawan's hopes of completing her education have become a thing of the past....

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Litte things made the difference

Maali serves as a link between Syrian students, teachers and parents in order to help make the most of education in an ideal environment. ...

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“Out of the darkness’’ 

Nabil survived war, landmines and dangerous ideas to restore a stolen childhood. ...

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“The doors never close’’

Rayan’s school was a stone’s throw away from his house, but a seat was far from guaranteed.  ...

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“Even now, I still have big ambitions’’ 

At 51, Salwa* joins her 12-year-old daughter to learn the alphabet – the first time she does so since leaving school 45 years ago. Salwa had just completed the first month at school when she...

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'Education is the colour that brings us together'

In a country blighted with decades of conflict and poverty, education resurfaces as a tool of peacebuilding between and within Lebanese and refugee communities.

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'I dared to change'

Sultan* went to Save the Children for help, and he was not to be let down....

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“I imagine what my feelings look like’’ 

Painting for Rasha* is a colourful reflection of inner thoughts and feelings, in happy times and sad....

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“My thoughts were somewhere else’’

The burden on Bilal’s shoulders was too heavy for him to balance between work and education....

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‘’He is one of us’’

Majd*, 6, who lost his father and grew up with his aunt and uncle, overcomes testing times....

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‘’I can’t wait to go back’’

Nada* was turned away at three different schools because of her physical and mental challenges before finally getting accepted. Since then, she never looked back....

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Their Education, Our Future: Young minds deserve a chance to shine  

Co-authored by Ahmed Bayram, Media and Communications Officer, Save the Children in Lebanon...

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Away for too long: World Refugee Day

On the occasion of World Refugee Day, Save the Children joins four Syrian adolescents as they discuss life away from home. ...

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Why Omar's Journey didn't last

توقف عمر عن بيع المحارم والعلكة ورجع إلى المدرسة. ولكن عودته لم تدم. He stopped selling tissues and gum to go back to school. But it only lasted for a little while.

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The Long Awaited Change

For years, Mona had been so over-attached to her mother that she wouldn't stay anywhere without her, not even at school. The six-year-old girl was diagnosed with separation anxiety disorder, a...

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School. At Long Last.

Salah has never been to school in five years. He forgot nearly everything he learnt in the first two grades. When his family fled Syria, education was no more a priority. He had to work to help his...

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The power of a young voice 

There are 14 kilometres separating the two villages. One, Majdal Anjar, sits right next to the Syrian border. The other, Qab Elias, lies at the foot of sloping mountains on the edge of the western...

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Khaled: Brought in back from the heat 

It is summer, a time usually associated with vacations, camps and long stays in tents outdoor- in the lap of Mother Nature. It is a time when people look to enjoy a well-earned holiday after a long...

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Nurturing future talents 

The stage is all set. The actors have rehearsed their roles and put on their theatrical outfit. The audience have taken their seats. They are ready for the moment. Ready for this ‘mini-adaptation.’...

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A classroom they call home

Walking into this tent in the Bekaa informal settlement, there are many things that one will instantly notice....

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Tarek's heavy bag

His black duffle bag is full to the brim. He drags it along the floor and straps the drawstring on his shoulder with two consecutive moves. Today’s journey has begun....

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Refugee children are #NotJustaRefugee

Save the Children is campaigning so that NO refugee child is without education for more than ONE month. Join our campaign for #everylastchild - campaigns.savethechildren.net

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Children’s education is too important to be a casualty of war

Co-authored by Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO Save the Children International and Julia Gillard, Board Chair Global Partnership for Education...

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A striking photo series on refugee children by Patrick Willocq

Award-winning photographer Patrick Willocq has produced a striking new series of images depicting what it’s really like to be a refugee child. The photos, commissioned by Save the Children in...

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New photo series of refugee children by Patrick Willocq released ahead of first ever World Humanitarian Summit

Award-winning photographer Patrick Willocq has produced a striking new series of images depicting what it’s really like to be a refugee child.

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#EveryLastChild- Child Labour- Lebanon

Deliberate discrimination or neglect - due to geographical location, gender, ethnicity, disability or conflict - is the largest threat to the well-being of the world’s poorest children and it is...

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#EveryLastChild - Children exluded from Education- Lebanon

Deliberate discrimination or neglect - due to geographical location, gender, ethnicity, disability or conflict - is the largest threat to the well-being of the world’s poorest children and it is...

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Syrian children have the right to go to school

There are 1.4 million school-age children affected by the war in Syria who are living as refugees in the neighbouring countries: Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt. More than half of these...

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Save the Children Lebanon Animations - AHMAD

This is one of a series of six animated films made by Syrian refugee children living in Lebanon. This is the story of Ahmad aged 13 who was forced to flee his home because of the war in Syria. This...

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Carrying Bricks instead of School Books: Kamal's Story

After an explosion in front of their house in Syria, 13 year old Kareem and his family fled to Lebanon. Kareem could not continue his education because he had to work to help his family....

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Syria: Ahmad's Story

This film is made by Ahmad as part of a series of short animated films telling the stories of Syrian refugee children during a workshop run by Save the Children in Lebanon. For more information...

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The story of Rami

The film is one of a series of short films featuring the stories of children who live and work on the streets of Lebanon's cities, as told by the children themselves, using animation skills they...

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The Story of Mustafa

The film is one of a series of short films featuring the stories of children who live and work on the streets of Lebanon's cities, as told by the children themselves, using animation skills they...

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The Story of Manal

The film is one of a series of short films featuring the stories of children who live and work on the streets of Lebanon's cities, as told by the children themselves, using animation skills they...

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The story of Fadi

The film is one of a series of short films featuring the stories of children who live and work on the streets of Lebanon's cities, as told by the children themselves, using animation skills they...

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The story of Samer

The film is one of a series of short films featuring the stories of children who live and work on the streets of Lebanon's cities, as told by the children themselves, using animation skills they...

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