By Rossalyn Warren

Let this sink in: With all the delegations of the Syrian government, the Syrian opposition, and the United Nations trying to make peace in the midst of a civil war, no women have been involved. NOT A SINGLE WOMAN.

*Takes out a penknife and carves W T ACTUAL F into the wall*

Syrian children and women have been most affected by the civil war, but that doesn’t mean women haven’t been speaking out or standing up despite the danger they face when they do so — just listen to these voices below.


This video was made by UN Women. To support the women in Syria and their fight for peace, you can read their statement and support Syrian Women’s Forum for Peace, which has been incredible in demanding an end to the civil war. This Guardian article by Hibaaq Osman is ace and gives deeper context into the issue.

Source: Upworthy