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The role of Syria’s Kurdish women - Kobane Pt.1

The role of Syria’s Kurdish women - Kobane Pt.1
 
Kurdish protests against Kobane siege of IS armed group, Bologna, Italy (2014) CC/Wikimedia/Petar Milošević

In 2015 the northern Syrian city of Kobane made world news when the Islamic State armed group surrounded it. During the four month battle, many women from the armed female Kurdish units died defending the city. In a five-part series about the Kurdish women of Syria, Filip Warwick has this report from Kobane.


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