Saturday, 7 December 2013

Syrian girls in Ramtha, Jordan

Syrian society breaks as women & girls face hardship crisis“What very few people know is that the health system has been targeted by the Syrian government,” she added. “Doctors, nurses and hospitals have been specifically targeted and (it is) using healthcare as a weapon of war in Syria. Over 60 percent of our hospitals have been destroyed, most of the doctors have left the country.”
When she says, "Women and minors in Syria are being raped by government and paramilitary forces," she is referring to the government militias.“With the beginning of the revolution thousands and thousands of women found their voice. And for the first time in a very male-dominated society they were being included as equals with their men, encouraged to protest, to be activists …”

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