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Sunday, January 5, 2014

Women lib Kurdish style

An informative but brief report from the BBC about Kurdish women fighters in the PKK, the reasons for taking up arms.  Comments include a reference to the way women are usually regarded by men in the region.

46 sec " to get away from cultural and religious restrictions in their homes";
I min: the need to take control of her own destiny le; "rather an hundred years of being humiliated";

2min 06 " the mentality of our male dominated society does look at women as human beings, they look at us as slaves and sexual objects".

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