International Women’s Day 2019: Women surviving in emergency settings
Millions of women in the Eastern Mediterranean Region continue to be affected by years of war, displacement, and poverty. The conditions these women face everyday are extremely harsh. From losing their husbands and children, to fleeing their homes and struggling to find safe shelter, their journeys are filled with severe hardship. As conflict continues unabated, women remain remarkably resilient and strong. On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, we show a few examples of these brave women surviving in emergency contexts.