Ola (30 years old, still living in Damascus, Syria) heard of a Syrian rumor: soldiers of the Assad regime abuse the innocence of children to find out the political preferences of their parents. Ola taught her son to lie, and tell the officers that he and his family support Assad.
––––– #Womenofsyria tells the stories of real Syrian women. Not refugees, but the ones that stayed behind. The project uses illustrations instead of photos mainly because the women are afraid of being exposed to the regime of Assad.
Source: Women of Syria, Syrian Women's Network