American Univesity of Beirut

Early marriage, health vulnerabilities, and refugee young girls

​​​​Dr. Sawsan Abdulrahim, associate professor at the Department of Health Promotion and Community Health, explains the findings of a pilot research study on early marriage among Syrian refugee girls in Lebanon, which unexpectedly revealed significant mental health issues in the community.

Conclusion: young girls must be seen as agents of positive change and not only as vulnerable and helpless beings.

​Click HERE to listen to the podcast.​​​

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