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Do We Need to Westernize Suffering in Order to Care?

Posted on Mar 12, 2014
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A video that has gone viral shows, in second a day shots, how a civil war like Syria’s would affect a British girl over the course of a year. The video, created by international NGO Save the Children, was released as the Middle Eastern country marks its third year embroiled in a conflict that has killed thousands of children and forced millions to seek refuge away from home.

At the end of the little over a minute and a half it takes to watch this powerful clip, you’ll be hit with a poignant reminder.

—Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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