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The other struggles of Kurdish women

Kurdish women face other realities that are much less mediatic: gender violence, forced marriages, poverty and repression persist in a conservative and patriarchal community, in which the suicide rates of women who immolate themselves are the highest in the region. 

The article that is published in the Spanish magazine, Sobre 5W is about the women survivors of self-immolation in the Kurdish region in Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and Syria.