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Cizîrê Canton, Rojava/Northern Syria. December 2014 | Training of the »Women's Protection Units« (YPJ).
The YPJ is an all-female militia operative, foundet in 2012 to protect the Rojava region. During their training in special academies the volunteer women
fighters learn the handling with weapons and have classes in politics and gender issues. The YPJ is playing an important role in fight against ISIS.