Three years ago, 14 year-old Nawal, was one of the thousands of deprived children living in the streets. Today, she a member of the girl’s football team that represented Egypt at the Street Child World Cup in Russia.
Under the theme of “The World is Yours” Marah, Mohamed and other Syrian children participated in an event organized by Save the Children in Egypt and UNHCR, the day aimed to teach children about other cultures and traditions and that home is anywhere they are.
We asked Syrian children in Egypt about what are they dreaming about, and their feedback is inspiring. In Save the Children Egypt we support refugee children through different programs to have better future and never give up on their dreams.
October 11th marks the International Day of the Girl Child, a day that aims to shed light on the needs and challenges girls face, as well as raising awareness of their rights as children and promoting their empowerment.
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