Healthcare, Maternal Mortality and Sexual Violence: Afghanistan Self-Immoliation: 14_LA_Burned

Nargis, an Afghan woman from Kabul who burned herself because her husband beat her repeatedly, lies in the burn unit of the Esteqlal Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 7, 2010. Nargis explained that her she and her husband fought repeatedly over their economic situation; she has five children, and sustained 60% burns on her body.

Nargis, an Afghan woman from Kabul who burned herself because her husband beat her repeatedly, lies in the burn unit of the Esteqlal Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, August 7, 2010. Nargis explained that her she and her husband fought repeatedly over their economic situation; she has five children, and sustained 60% burns on her body.