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Euronews AidZone: Being a mother and refugee at Jordan's Zaatari camp

14/07/2016 - 18:36

Being a mother or a refugee can be tough enough, but what is it like to be both? To be a mum in an environment where there is trauma, violence and child marriage.

Euronews' _Aid Zone_ has visited Jordan's Zaatari camp, where risks linked to pregnancy and giving birth have been reduced - establishing a secure environment around new mothers. Zaatari - a refugee town

Zaatari is Jordan's largest refugee camp. It opened in 2012 to host Syrians fleeing the war.