Millions Of Women In Need Of Opportunities
More than 8 million American women are currently looking for an opportunity and access to resources — including more than 2 million in poverty— from all across the country
“Let’s be clear, as long as women remain underrepresented in business and creating opportunities, families will suffer,” said LOVETREES Executive Director Ana Braica “But we are determined to do whatever we can to provide opportunities for these women and their children. It’s why we have more than five hundred people every month offering their support to the thousands of women who request access to our vital programs every month so that they can get the opportunity they've been waiting for."
2016 was the worst year yet for Syria's children as violence ripped apart places that should be safe, schools, hospitals, playgrounds, parks and children's own homes. 8.4 million Syrian children, inside and outside the country, are in need of humanitarian aid, and millions have borne witness to unrelenting violence from the brutal conflict that began more than six years ago.
Across the country, 1.75 million children are no longer in school and some 2.5 million are living as refugees or on the run in search of safety, helping to fuel a global migrant crisis. Syria is now the world's biggest producer of both internally displaced people and refugees. Many children have spend several bitter winters living in makeshift shelters.
For these children, what's at stake isn't politics. It's their future. Having already lost their homes, schools and communities, their chances of building a future may also soon be lost.
UNICEF has been on the ground since the conflict began, helping to mobilize the largest humanitarian operation in history and working closely with partners to provide education, water, health care and immunizations, physical protection, psychological support and clothing to children in Syria and Syrian refugee children in Iraq, Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt and Europe. Children are Syria's future. We must support each and every child.
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