Born into crisis: Unwanted pregnancies in Syria
ZA’ATARI CAMP, JORDAN,
29 May 2013
Many women in Syria, displaced by more than two years of conflict and living in common shelters, do not want to get pregnant. Yet, the UN Population Fund estimates that a quarter of a million women in Syria and in refugee settings will become pregnant by the end of the year, due in part to a lack of access to birth control, as the Syrian health system breaks down.