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Sexual assault in Syria, deadly barrel bombs, and Women for Women International

Rape and sexual assault is being used as a weapon in Syria. This epidemic is hurting both men and women in the region. We also talk to a doctor who has seen, first hand, the effect of barrel bombs on civilians and Mandana Hendessi from Women and Women International tells us about her organization's mission. PHOTO: A Syrian refugee woman who fled violence in Syrian city of Ayn al-Arab or Kobani seen outside her tent in Turkey’s newly set-up camp in the border town of Suruc, Turkey, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

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