“My child doesn’t have a name yet because of the war. She’s four days old,” says Keifaia Abu Asser. Sitting on a straw mat in a corner of a school shelter run by the UN in Rafah, in southern Gaza, Keifaia cradles her baby daughter, who is wrapped in a red blanket.
Stress and exhaustion are visible on her face. Being a first-time mother is hard anywhere in the world, but Keifaia had to do it under unimaginable trauma.
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