Gulbar, an Afghan woman who is Burnt by Her Husband

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Witnessed: 1702 times

Regions: Afghanistan

Issues: Violence contre les femmes

Gulbar was admitted to a local hospital in Badghis province in Northern Afghanistan in November 2005. She has been burnt by her husband. ... all » According to her mother, she married a man 3 years ago but he was very cruel person and was torturing her on daily bases. Finally Gulbar run away to her mother’s house. The next day her husband came and asked her to return home otherwise he will kill her, she refused to go with him, when he found her alone in the house, throw petrol on her body, set her on fire and he himself escaped.

The neighbors hear her voice and rush to help, when they control the fire, almost 40% of her body was burnt.

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