A 25-year-old woman burned herself in Herat
Reporter: Soraya Ahadi
The woman, who is named Naz-gull, was burned by her husband two days ago because of violence. The lady says: Her husband is a drug addict and harassed him altogether, while other women celebrate the women’s day on March 8th, and Naz Flower says he does not know anything about the woman’s day. “He says no one has come to help me.
It is said that the burn is reported to be 80%. Meanwhile, a number of civil society activists in Herat say that the situation of women in some districts of this province is shocking and nothing has been done by the government or any institution about reducing violence and improving the lives of women.
This year, more than 1,600 people in Herat have committed suicide, of which 50 have lost their lives.