Healthcare, Maternal Mortality and Sexual Violence: Afghanistan Self-Immoliation: 13_LA_Burned

Hayatullah Fahim does physical therapy in the burn center of the Herat Regional Hospital with Feroukh, 21, to prevent contraction of her muscles, after she burned herself in a village outside of Herat, Afghanistan, August 4, 2010. Feroukh tried to commit suicide by self-immolation because she couldn't handle her family's povery any longer; her husband is working in Iran.

Hayatullah Fahim does physical therapy in the burn center of the Herat Regional Hospital with Feroukh, 21, to prevent contraction of her muscles, after she burned herself in a village outside of Herat, Afghanistan, August 4, 2010. Feroukh tried to commit suicide by self-immolation because she couldn't handle her family's povery any longer; her husband is working in Iran.