Stories by the Author
IWPR Women's Blog Contributor Killed in Rocket Attack
Displaced and bereaved, Qamar kept herself and her family going.
10 Dec 15
Syrian Refugees Forced to Share Housing in Turkey
Across the border in Turkey, increasing demand and local resentment are making accommodation hard to find.
21 Jan 15
Syrians See Migration to Europe as Only Hope
Since the civil war started in 2011, thousands have tried to make the punishing journey but only a few succeed.
16 Jan 15
Syrian Refugee Women: Early Marriage "Our Fate"
Life in refugee camps leaves few other options open.
27 Oct 14
Syria: Somewhere Safe to Live
Under bombardment by regime forces, a man and his wife prepare for the arrival of their first child.
24 Oct 14
Disillusioned Syrian IDPs Consider Resettlement Offer
Even people who used to support rebels are losing hope and would consider government’s housing offer.
13 Oct 14
Repeat Displacement from Northwest Syrian Town
As Kafrouma becomes a battleground, waves of civilians seek refuge in neighbouring towns and villages.
2 Oct 14
On Target in Syria?
In Deir al-Zor, it isn’t just ISIS members who think coalition air strikes will strengthen the Assad regime.
26 Sep 14
Taking Back the Syrian Revolution
Aleppo residents return to the streets to defend the ideal of a peaceful popular uprising.
29 Aug 14
Large Numbers of Syrian Children in Lebanon Out of School
Refugee families often prefer to have their children work because they need the income.
13 Jun 14