Women’s presence and role over the past decade reflect the course of the revolution: the militarization, emergence of separated areas controlled by different international, regional and local actors, as well as the rise of extremist groups such as ISIS and HTS.
Since 2011, Syrian refugees poured into Jordan and the vast majority of them arrived without identification papers, especially widows who lost their husbands in the war or whose husbands were among the scores of missing and forcibly disappeared. Without these papers, widows face intense legal challenges.
After almost three months in detention by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), media activist and humanitarian worker Nour al-Shalo was released on Monday.
Women in northwest Syria face unique challenges in accessing reproductive and maternal healthcare.
Syrian refugees have been hit hard by the economic repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic in Jordan.
The “Widows’ Camp,” a space where Syrian women uprooted by war and trapped in a patriarchal society embark on a quest to claim their own space.
In the prelude of Syria’s reconstruction, addressing HLP rights are key to drawing the future of the country.
“We need to break the door of the closet that they put us into and get out: We deserve life.”
After enduring torture and sexual violence in prison, Syrian female survivors face societal stigma upon returning home.
A group of Syrian women is on a quest to persuade families not to make the same mistake that shattered their lives.