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Meet Syria's female activists

2 October 2012 Last updated at 09:37 BST

Many women in Syria have decided to join the revolution, and become ''free women'', or Haraeer, as they call themselves in Arabic.

Lina is one such activist. The 29-year-old works in a Syrian field hospital, documenting patients as they are admitted.

The information they gather is then passed on to the international media.

Roopa Suchak reports.