Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

UN: More Than 80 Percent of Syrian Children Affected by Conflict

The United Nations children's agency, UNICEF, says more than 8.4 million Syrian children have had their lives shaped by conflict. "In Syria, violence has become commonplace, reaching homes, schools, hospitals, clinics, parks, playgrounds, places of worship," said UNICEF's regional director for the Middle East and North Africa, Peter Salama. According to its report, UNICEF says an estimated 3.7 million Syrian children, - or one-in-three - have been born since the...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter