pjak female guerillas
Caption: Iraq, dec 2009.
Locals who stay in the mountain villages take the risk of beeing bombed as the Querillas, although they might support the fighters, many choose to teave the area and end up as refugees down the mountains.
A local woman speaks with Pjak fighters, although she decided to stay at the village.
Kurdisch Pkk and Pjak guerillas fight for free Kurdisch state against Turkey and Iran,
they are based in the northern parts of Iraq and bombed by surrounding countries being called a terrorist group by the international community.
This army treats man and woman equal, as a result more than 35% of its members are woman,They share all tasks with man, no exceptions.
Some fight for their country, and others want to escape their future, in a region where woman-rights are not that good.