Oxfam in the Russian Federation and Higher School of Economics Institute for Social Policy hosted a meeting of "Migration studies" regular seminar on 18 May 2017. Dawn Chatty, the Emeritus Professor at Oxford University made a presentation titled "Syria and its refugees: a historical perspective"
Mariam, 55, left Al-Sfeirah area with her family four years ago with only a small bag containing some clothes and food after their house was damaged by a bomb.
“My grandchildren, aged between 3 and 12, have practically known nothing but this war,” says Mansour, 65. This resident of Al-Bab had to flee the city located 40 kilometres northeast of Aleppo with his family of ten, when fighting became unbearable and living conditions deteriorated dramatically.
Sarnata Reynolds, Policy Lead of "Rights in Crisis" campaign of Oxfam International spoke at CSW61 on 15 March 2017.