As war continues, child marriage in Syria is increasing. Some estimates show rates in 2017 were four times higher than they were before the crisis.
Approximately 4 million refugee children between the ages of 5 and 17 aren’t enrolled in school. This has enormous impact on children’s growth, development, mental health, and lifelong cognitive function.
Join us in prayer for seven countries with the top refugee and migrant crises in the world. World Vision is working in these countries, and so is our God.
Five-year-old Jannatul lives with her mother in the world’s largest refugee camp. She lost the rest of her family to violence in Myanmar. World Vision is helping the two of them feel safe again.
*Update: As of July 2019, the conflict in Syria has lasted over eight years. Around the world, there are over 70 million people displaced due to violence in conflict—the highest number on record. Today marks the seventh anniversary of the conflict in Syria. As you pray for refugees today, pray specifically for the people of … Read More