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Family Planning Program Educates Syrian Refugees In Lebanon, Provides Access To Contraceptives

Agence France-Presse: Futures unclear, Syrian refugees in Lebanon start family planning
“In a tent in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, Sanaa al-Absi extracts a condom from its wrapper in front of a group of giggling Syrian refugee women and begins explaining its use. It is the first time some of the women have seen the contraceptive, which they are learning about as part of a rare program teaching Syrian refugees family planning in Lebanon. The subject is a sensitive one, strewn with cultural, religious, and even political landmines…” (11/15).

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