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“Some days I Just have to listen”: A family therapist works with Syrian refugees

As a family therapist, Zeynep Kapisiz works with Syrian refugees in the Turkish city of Izmir. Her patients, mostly children traumatized by war’s violence and suffering ,are more likely to develop psychological disorders, become victims of violence, be forced into child marriages and recruited into armed groups. Here’s my profile of a young woman who faces at times seemingly unsurmountable challenges and tries to find a way to guide and help.

http://unicef.org.tr/basinmerkezidetay.aspx?id=32763&dil=en

During the cold winter months, debit cards bring warmth to the most vulnerable Syrian children

Ranya, a Syrian refugee who lives in Kilis, a town on the Syrian border, is homeless and her children are forced to beg for a living. But this winter, a UNICEF debit card is making it possible for her to buy clothes and shoes for her children. My piece for #UNICEF

http://www.unicef.org.tr/basinmerkezidetay.aspx?id=22757&d=1&dil=en