Healthcare, Maternal Mortality and Sexual Violence: Afghanistan Self-Immoliation: 02_LA_Burned

Farzana winces in pain as she has her bandages changed in the private clinic of Fatima Mohammadi, a nurse at the hospital in Herat, Afghanistan, August 5, 2010. Farzana tried to commit suicide by self-immolation after being beaten by her in-laws. Farzana and her brother were engaged to two siblings, and when Farzana's brother took another woman, Farzana suffered the wrath of her in-laws as retalliation;  she burned herself to escape the abuse.

Farzana winces in pain as she has her bandages changed in the private clinic of Fatima Mohammadi, a nurse at the hospital in Herat, Afghanistan, August 5, 2010. Farzana tried to commit suicide by self-immolation after being beaten by her in-laws. Farzana and her brother were engaged to two siblings, and when Farzana's brother took another woman, Farzana suffered the wrath of her in-laws as retalliation; she burned herself to escape the abuse.