Women's and Girls' Self-Immolation in Herat

  29 minutes

  26 August 2017

We have seen and heard from the media many times that girls and women in Herat are facing more violence than any other part of Afghanistan.
One of the most violent forms of violence against women is self-immolation, which results from family pressures, abuse, and forced marriages.
The programme they are currently listening to is, in fact, the narrative of the life of a woman who has fallen victim to this ugly tragedy.