Acommander of the Kurdish womenís self-defense force, known by its Kurdish acronym YPJ, takes a break in Kobani, Syria. (AP/Jake Simkin)

VIDEO: MintPress Gathers Around The Campfire With Female Guerrillas Fighting ISIS

“A woman has every right to protect her rights and her people. This is an honor for us to fight for our country,” one guerrilla fighter says, explaining that while the concept of female fighters may seem “weird” to some, it’s “more than normal.”