The children of Syria continue to pay a terrible price as the conflict enters a fourth year. Millions of children have experienced or seen brutal violence. Many more have been forced to flee their homes.
Children suffering in the Syrian conflict need your support now. If we don’t do more to protect Syrian children, the suffering will continue for generations to come.
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Conflicts like Syria are a stark reminder of the dangers that children face.
Between February and May last year nearly three quarters of the Syrian refugees newly arrived in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq who spoke to child protection researchers said that sexual violence is on the rise inside their country.
In war zones, sexual violence can be as devastating to children's lives as bullets and bombs.
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UNICEF will not rest until we reach every Syrian child affected by this terrible tragedy. We're one of the few agencies that is operating inside Syria, as well as working to deliver humanitarian aid across the region.
Our teams are working round the clock to provide children who have suffered unspeakable violence with life-saving supplies such as medicine – as well as vital schooling and psychological support.