Kurdish women fighters on the Iraq Turkish border
Iraqi Kurd women fighters cross a street in the front of Chamchamal's military headquarters near the frontline with Saddam Hussein's troops on March 21, 2003.
"We want a natural life, a society that revolves around women, where women and men are equal, a society without pressure, without inequality, where all differences between people are eliminated," says Rengin, the head of a female battalion of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK.
PEJAK Kurdish woman fighter, (PEJAK - Party for a Free Life in Kurdistan), PEJAK fights against the Iran regime for self-rule in the country's mainly Kurdistan province northwestern of Iran
A Kurdish woman fighter has said in the 30's that "a lion is a lion, neither male nor female."
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