Libya conflict takes a toll on people's mental health

Libyan women bear the brunt of endless violence with little help coming their way to fight the trauma.

    In Libya, years of conflict since the fall of leader Muammar Gaddafi has scarred an entire generation.

    Women and children, in particular, are struggling to cope with the loss of family members on the front lines. Many say they do not get the help they need.

    Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley reports from Misrata.


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