Nahla ElNemr


Syrian refugee Reem al-Sawaa, 28, originally from Daraa in southern Syria, sits with her 1-year-old son Khaled at their home in the Helwaan district of Cairo, Egypt, Nov. 1, 2013. (photo by KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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Syrian women in Egypt work to build strength out of hardship

Thursday, Jun. 1, 2017 | Nahla ElNemr, Contributor

Six years into the devastating war, Syrian women who sought refuge in Egypt have become stronger and acquired new survival skills.

How training brings Syrians, Sudanese closer in Egypt

Sunday, Mar. 19, 2017 | Nahla ElNemr, Contributor

CARE International organized an event reflecting its efforts to end gender-based violence and help Syrian and Sudanese communities integrate into Egyptian society through psychodrama.

Blind couple displaced by Syria war rebuild life in Egypt

Friday, Mar. 3, 2017 | Nahla ElNemr, Contributor

A Syrian couple displaced to Egypt decide to stay put and not accept the UNHCR offer for resettlement in France.

Why some Egyptians prefer Syrian wives

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 | Nahla ElNemr, Contributor

Syrian women in Egypt are sought after by some Egyptian men who think they are preferable to their Egyptian counterparts, amid fears of exploitation of their financial status.

Syrian refugees in Egypt showcase their art

Monday, Jul. 4, 2016 | Nahla ElNemr, Contributor

On World Refugee Day, young Syrian refugee artists in Egypt were given the chance to showcase their artwork at an exhibit at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria.

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Nahla ElNemr is an Egyptian documentary filmmaker and journalist specializing in covering issues concerning Syrian refugees.

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