SYRIA: WOMEN IN THE CIVIL WAR (2013) (3/18)

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A Kurdish woman, who supports the YPG "Popular Protection Units" (YPG), sits at her home with children and neighbors in the majority-Kurdish Sheikh Maqsud district as she refuses to leave the neighborhood after Syrian opposition fighters entered into the Kurdish area forcing thousands of civilians to flee into safe areas outside of Aleppo City. Since then, the neighborhood is being bombed and shelled by Syrian forces in its attempt to sweep out the opposition fighters from the area. She as many other Kurdish women helps and cooks to the Kurdish militias as they protect the neighborhood while clashes continue throughout the area.
A Kurdish woman, who supports the YPG "Popular Protection Units" (YPG), sits at her home with children and neighbors in the majority-Kurdish Sheikh Maqsud district as she refuses to leave the neighborhood after Syrian opposition fighters entered into the Kurdish area forcing thousands of civilians to flee into safe areas outside of Aleppo City. Since then, the neighborhood is being bombed and shelled by Syrian forces in its attempt to sweep out the opposition fighters from the area....
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