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“Just Married”: Mervat’s Story

“Just Married”: Mervat’s Story

Continuing our comic series on early marriage, this month we learn about Mervat’s story through the incredible artwork and storytelling of Félix Brassier. Read all the comics in the series here. Since the beginning of…
‘Just Married’: Aisha’s Story

‘Just Married’: Aisha’s Story

Continuing our comic series on early marriage, this month we learn about Aisha’s story through the incredible artwork and storytelling of Félix Brassier. Aisha finds herself in Lebanon after fleeing the war in Syria and…
The Ripple Effect of a Kenyan Girl’s Lament: an Interview with S&D MEP Linda McAvan

The Ripple Effect of a Kenyan Girl’s Lament: an Interview with S&D MEP Linda McAvan

This week, SB OverSeas’ Maria Rosales stepped out of her role as volunteer coordinator for Brussels and Lebanon and into the role of interviewer. She spoke to S&D MEP Linda McAvan from the UK about advocating for…
Human rights & asylum in Europe: A report from ECRE conference in Belgrade

Human rights & asylum in Europe: A report from ECRE conference in Belgrade

Report by Marco Cagnolati, project coordinator at SB OverSeas from the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) Annual General Conference (AGC) in Belgrade November 6-9, 2018. Among over 200 participants at the conference in…
‘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…
‘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…
A better tomorrow: Bukhra Ahla

A better tomorrow: Bukhra Ahla

Written by Jade-Leigh Tenwick, Communications and Development Officer at SB OverSeas Lamis is a seventeen year old girl. A seventeen year old girl who is called ‘the divorced woman’. Yet she is barely a woman.…
Education and Empowerment to #GiveHope to young girls

Education and Empowerment to #GiveHope to young girls

As written by Zuzana, a volunteer at SB OverSeas in Lebanon. SB OverSeas is currently working to provide education in Lebanon for 1,400 refugee children. This story shows how education and empowerment is an important…
Child Marriage: Sherine’s Story

Child Marriage: Sherine’s Story

As written by Raisa Elhadi, who is currently volunteering with SB Overseas in Lebanon This is a story of a girl named Sherine, but her name could be Amina, or Amal, or Sara, or any…
Our #GiveHope campaign is live!

Our #GiveHope campaign is live!

SB Overseas is launching its second annual #GiveHope campaign. Last year, thanks to your support, we managed to enable 1180 children to attend school in Lebanon. This year, our aim is to surpass that achievement…