Context of the programme
Programme à l'étranger
During the summer of 2015, the SURGIR Foundation has seen a sharp increase of difficulties encountered by syrian refugee women in Jordan, especially as concerns access to health services and public services as well as lack of financila resources. Given this situation SURGIR has decided at the beginning of 2016 to provide practical and timely assistance to women living in the areas of Mafraq, Irbid and Al Dhleil.
In Jordan, early marriage is allowed from the age of 15 years if the union is considered as "beneficial for both partners." In many families, the father's
salary barely feeds all children, so early marriage is chosen as a way to garanty a life away from needs, and to put them under the protection of their