The Syrian woman bears a great deal of burdens and she has been exposed to many violations along with man which have been committed against Syrian people. Moreover, she bears additional burdens when she loses her husband in case he was killed, arrested or forcibly disappeared and bears the burden of raising her children on her own, and sometimes she has lost her children. In addition to torture, rape and abduction that she has been exposed to without any distinction at the hand of pro-Syrian government forces.
The report talks about five main facts:
1- Martyr mothers.
2- Detainee, kidnapped and raped mothers.
3- Widow mothers.
4- Refugee mothers
First: martyr mothers:
Pro-Syrian government forces including army, Shabiha and intelligence have killed through bombardment, raids, field-execution and torture, from the beginning of popular uprising until 17/3/2012, no less than 7133 women who are documented with names, the date and place, pictures and way of killing including:
138 more aged over 50- year- old
And 6 workers in medical field (doctor or pharmacist)
Moreover, there are seven mothers who were arrested and died due to torture.
Some of the mothers who were killed by pro-Syrian government forces
Engineer Nada Al Masri
In the picture, she is beside her son Abdullah Al Tarsha, they were killed by Syrian government forces on 27/1/2012 as a tank affiliated to army forces fired shells at their car.