SYRIA: WOMEN IN THE CIVIL WAR (2013) (6/18)

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Kurdish women cook to the "Popular Protection Units" (YPG) rebel group as they refuse to leave their homes in the majority-Kurdish Sheikh Maksoud district after Syrian opposition fighters entered into the neighborhood 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. The Kurdish women who still there help and cook to the Kurdish militias as they protect the neighborhood while the clashes continue throughout the area.
Kurdish women cook to the "Popular Protection Units" (YPG) rebel group as they refuse to leave their homes in the majority-Kurdish Sheikh Maksoud district after Syrian opposition fighters entered into the neighborhood 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. The Kurdish women who still there help and cook...
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