Children's lives at stake as donors meet for Syria summit: aid chiefs

March 31, 2015 12:02 AM

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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Syrian families are making "terrible sacrifices" to survive, marrying off young girls and sending children to work, aid agencies said ahead of the third global conference to raise funds for victims of the world's biggest humanitarian crisis.

Nearly 80 governments and dozens of aid agencies will meet in Kuwait on Tuesday for a summit led by the United Nations which is hoping for major pledges towards an $8.4 billion appeal for Syria.

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