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Abrar during Aflateen's sessions

Syrian refugee overcomes COVID-19 lockdown in Egypt

Abrar, 15, is overcoming the emotional challenges faced by the COVID-19 lockdown in Egypt through online sessions provided by Plan International Egypt.

Basma with her puppets

Puppets and positivity: Basma tackles COVID-19 in Egypt

Basma, 21, is playing a pivotal role in raising awareness on COVID-19 in her community by using puppets to get her message across.

Wafaa, a 15-year old girl participating in Champion of Change

Girl with disability becomes community leader in Egypt

Wafaa, 15, used to suffer from discrimination due to the stigma surrounding her physical disability. However, since joining a Champions of Change group, she has overcome this and has become a leader in her community.

Hegazeya shares her experience during community event

The karate champion smashing stereotypes in Egypt

In Egypt, karate is considered to be a male-only sport. But Hagezeya is challenging this gender norm and has become an inspirational role model for girls and young women in her community.

Girls at a Syrian-run school in Egypt

World Refugee Day: Syrian children recover in Egypt

On World Refugee Day, see how war-affected Syrian children are recovering from the emotional distress they have experienced to help them start new lives in Egypt.

Girls take part in an FGM awareness session

Meet the community rising up against FGM

In Egypt, 91% of girls and women have been subjected to female genital mutilation despite it being illegal. In this series of photos, see why a small community is determined to end the practice and give girls control over their bodies.

Syrian refugee children in Egypt

Syrian children start a new life in Egypt

This series of photos shows how Syrian refugee children are recovering from the stress they have experienced and are adapting to their new lives in Egypt thanks to Plan International’s Education in Harmony project.