According to recent UN report, there are 145,000 Syrian refugee women who are the sole breadwinners for their families. Al Jazeera interviews one 36-year old woman who used to live in a pleasant village in Syria – she was a graduate student with a husband and lovely garden. Now all that is gone (sadly including her husband who recently died), and today lives in a tiny flat in Lebanon with her three children.
Syrian Refugee Widows
Original article by Basma Atassi published in the Al Jazeera on 03/08/2015