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Syrian women and girls allege use of sexual violence as weapon of war

Syrian women and girls allege use of sexual violence as weapon of war | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Rape is a "significant and disturbing" feature of the Syrian civil war, with women and girls citing sexual violence as their main reason for fleeing the country, according to a report published on Monday.

 


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In Syria, a female rebel goes to great lengths in uprising

In Syria, a female rebel goes to great lengths in uprising | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
DAMASCUS, Syria — The crack of a sniper rifle and the boom of exploding shells seemed to take turns as Hanadi slipped out of the apartment and onto the dark street.
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Defected woman general trains Syria's rebels

Defected woman general trains Syria's rebels | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
Zubaida al-Meeki was the first woman officer to quit President Bashar al-Assad's forces to join the Free Syrian Army.
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Fadwa Soliman, Syria's daring actress

Fadwa Soliman, Syria's daring actress | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Fadwa Soliman, an Alawite rebels against the Syrian authorities, against her community and against her own family by Al Jazeera English

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