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Producer: Felix Gaedtke & Gayatri Parameswaran
Location: Northeastern Syria, Syria
Distributor: AOL On, SH YouTube
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As Syria's civil war continues, a group of Kurds in Northeastern Syria has formed the first fighting unit made up entirely of women. Rokan Abrahim, 21, is one of dozens of young, female Kurds who have enlisted to become combat soldiers, fighting alongside their male counterparts to protect Kurdish interests in a country torn apart by war.