ISLAHIYE, Turkey — When Maysa fled from Idlib to Turkey more than four years ago, she thought she would live in the refugee camp in Islahiye close to the Turkish-Syrian border only for a short period. But as the war raged on in Syria, the days turned into years. Although Maysa is grateful for all the help she receives from the Turkish government, she said that it is not easy to live in a refugee camp where one’s life is put on hold.
“It is either really hot or freezing cold in the tent. Besides, we cannot find mental peace over here,” Maysa, 40, told Al-Monitor on Continue reading How Syrian women are gaining new confidence in Turkish refugee camp