Young women experts: shaping the world “ Peer educators working with Syrian refugees” Thursday 24.7.2014 13:00-14:00. What is Y-PEER? Y-PEER is the Youth Peer Education Network; a comprehensive youth-to-youth initiative pioneered by UNFPA since 2002.
shaping the world
“Peer educators working with Syrian refugees”
Y-PEER is the Youth Peer Education Network; a comprehensive
youth-to-youth initiative pioneered by UNFPA since 2002.
Y-PEER is concerned with various issues surrounding young sexual and
reproductive health & rights (SRHR)
Y-PEER is a network of more than500 non-profit organizations and
“I do not have a job for you, but could marry you if you like,” is what Aisha was told when she went looking for job.
“Farah, a 28-year-old woman refugee from Syria and a mother of three, is an example of the problem. Farah told me that on one occasion she preferred to endure thirst for a whole day until her husband returned from work, rather than contacting the company which supplies drinking water to their neighborhood , out of fear the delivery men might harass her and her husband’s jealousy would be fuelled.”
“Vulnerable young Syrian women are being sold into marriage, trafficked and exploited by predatory men, they called themselves aid workers”
working with refugees
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