“The children of Syria have lost their lives and homes and schooling and innocence — they have lost the precious and fleeting years we call childhood. Children deserve the right to be children, and we must make this as much a priority as every other consideration during this tragedy. The issues surrounding the entire situation are complex and nuanced, but our overriding imperative must be to protect children from the failures of adults.”
Read more from ChildFund President & CEO Anne Goddard’s Huffington Post column this month.
Women and children among Syrian refugees striking at the platform of Keleti railway station in Budapest, September 2015. By Mstyslav Chernov (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons.