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‘Just Married’: Unborn Child

‘Just Married’: Unborn Child

The second comic in the series by Félix Brassier tells the story from the perspective of the unborn baby of a child bride. The unborn baby asks questions about the future. Born into a refugee camp to…
Thread of Hope: Inas’ Story

Thread of Hope: Inas’ Story

A kind-faced woman, modestly clothed in a dress and hijab, sat next to me. Surrounded by the hum of student chatter from the classrooms nearby, we smiled and greeted each other in the psychologist’s office…
Volunteering with SB: Pierre’s Story

Volunteering with SB: Pierre’s Story

1.      Tell us about yourself My name is Pierre Schelameur, I am 23 years old. I am French-American. I grew up in Paris and moved to the US for my Bachelor’s degree. I studied International Development…
Volunteers bring fitness to the men of Saida

Volunteers bring fitness to the men of Saida

Starting in mid-September, I, along with another volunteer named Taz, have been running a men’s fitness class at the Saida Center. Inspired by the women’s fitness class, that was already taking place, Taz and I…
International Day of the Girl: Mervat’s Story

International Day of the Girl: Mervat’s Story

To mark International Day of the Girl, 11th October 2018, we wanted to draw attention to one of our teachers who was married young and following the outbreak of the Syrian conflict, found herself in…
Thread of Hope: Ibtesam

Thread of Hope: Ibtesam

Thread of Hope is a campaign in order to raise funds for new sewing machines. For our women in Lebanon a sewing machine equals an opportunity to not only earn a source of income, but…
‘Just Married’ : Fatima’s Story

‘Just Married’ : Fatima’s Story

Since the beginning of this year, we have been bringing you our stories we hear from the ground about the practice of child marriage. This started when our chairperson visited Lebanon last September and was…
Meet Marco: our new SB Espoir coordinator

Meet Marco: our new SB Espoir coordinator

When I joined SB Overseas as the new SB Espoir Project Coordinator last month, I was excited about this new adventure in my life. Before moving to Brussels, I was living in Johannesburg, South Africa…
Volunteering with SB OverSeas: To a better tomorrow

Volunteering with SB OverSeas: To a better tomorrow

“We all have the power to make a difference, by just keeping things simple”. That is what one of our volunteers said motivated her to embark on a new journey to Lebanon.   Since 2014,…
Volunteering in Lebanon: Sandon’s Story

Volunteering in Lebanon: Sandon’s Story

1. Tell us about yourself My name is Sandon Mims. I am from the United States, and was born in St. Augustine, Florida. I am 23 years old and graduated from the University of Florida…