Syrian child refugees sit eating outside their classroom at an informal school just for Syrian students, in the Bekaa Valley town of Saadnayel.
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Abdel-Dayem received family planning awareness sessions from Doctors Without Borders, which goes by its French initials MSF, at one of its 12 clinics across Lebanon.There are some 1.1 million Syrian refugees registered with UNHCR in Lebanon, although the real number is thought to be higher. An MSF report in November 2014 found that around 27 percent of Syrian women were either pregnant or had given birth in the last 12 months. Syrian families in Lebanon have an average of five children, slightly higher than the Lebanese average.Between January and June of 2016, MSF conducted 42,318 sexual health care consultations with Syrian refugees.Still, Ikram said that 42 percent of Syrians are using some form of contraception.Last year, UNFPA reached out to 20,000 women living in settlements to help raise awareness about family planning.
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