Archive for category: WOMEN

  • November 25 message from YPJ

    November 25 message from YPJ

    VIDEO, WOMEN 25 November 2016 12:39:28 no comments

    Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) of Rojava, issued a written message and a video to mark the November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and said that with the struggle inherited from Mirabal sisters, Zilan’s, Sakine’s and Arin’s, there is a relentless fight against violence of all […]

     
  • Amnesty International: Zeynab Jalalian is on the verge of blindness

    Amnesty International: Zeynab Jalalian is on the verge of blindness

    WOMEN 27 October 2016 22:00:43 no comments

    Amnesty International: Kurdish female political prisoner (Zeynab Jalalian) is on the verge of blindness. Amnesty International in a statement on 19 October, stressed that Zeynab Jalalian who is serving life imprisonment following an unfair trial is on the verge of losing eyesight. Judicial Officials are denying her access to specialized […]

     
  • KJAR’s Second Congress 2016

    KJAR’s Second Congress 2016

    FEATURED NEWS, WOMEN 19 October 2016 18:25:26 no comments

    The congress was held from 12th of September to 14th of September. Members and committees of all delegations took part in the congress. The congress was held in memory of martyrs Bêrîvan Hêja and Zîlan Serdeşt and began with a moment of silence for all the martyrs. After a minute […]

     
  • Documentary on YPJ who rewrote the history of women: ANF

    Documentary on YPJ who rewrote the history of women: ANF

    VIDEO, WOMEN 27 September 2016 09:29:01 no comments

    With the Rojava revolution, the Kurdish women organized themselves in the self defense area as well as social, diplomatic and economic spheres. Women’s Defense Units (YPJ) was developed in the Rojava revolution, became an effective force in all three cantons and answered the attacks from the outside as the authentic […]

     
  • Women of Rojhelat have been provoked by the misogynist words of PDKI peshmargas

    Women of Rojhelat have been provoked by the misogynist words of PDKI peshmargas

    WOMEN 22 September 2016 12:07:50 no comments

    A group of women from Rojhelat in a statement strongly condemned the irreverent and complex words of Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (PDKI) peshmargas regarding female guerrillas and requested women of other political parties of Rojhelat to take stance. In their statement they criticized the initial nationalist thoughts of classic movements […]

     
  • Iran’s security forces prevent bike riding for women in Merîwan

    Iran’s security forces prevent bike riding for women in Merîwan

    WOMEN 7 August 2016 12:20:52 no comments

    KHRN ─ Locals in the Kurdish city of Merîwan have protested how the Iranian security forces tried to prevent women from participating in a weekly public environmental awareness activity. Riding bicycles as an environmental awareness campaign usually takes place on Thursdays across Iran. Women and men of all ages together begun to […]

     
  • Two comrades in Botan resistance: Axîn and Zeryan

    Two comrades in Botan resistance: Axîn and Zeryan

    WOMEN 12 July 2016 11:45:40 no comments

    JINHA, AMED ─ Two women, who promised each other that they would never leave alone each other in every area of life on the lands they were born, fought until the last moment in order to fulfill their promise. Axîn and Zeryan met in Botan region last time. They wrote their names […]

     
  • Women harvested the first products of the project natural farming

    Women harvested the first products of the project natural farming

    ENVIRONMENT, WOMEN 8 July 2016 09:11:06 no comments

    JINHA, MÊRDÎN – Women harvested the first products of the project natural farming, they sell the products by taking them to market dominated by men with purple handcarts as second step. Nuda Women’s Center members, who carry out their works within Qoser Municipality, harvested the first products of natural farming […]

     
  • Abdullah Öcalan 37 years ago in Rojava

    Abdullah Öcalan 37 years ago in Rojava

    KURDISTAN, WOMEN 3 July 2016 11:20:40 no comments

    JINHA, KOBANÊ ─ Women, who welcomed the Leader Abdullah Öcalan with open arms on July 1, 1979 when he passed to Rojava Kurdistan before the military coup of 12 September 1980, describe him. One of these women Emîra Eluş stated that Abdullah Öcalan always read books and she said, “He […]

     
  • 2 women march for months to say “there are Kurds”: reported by JINHA

    2 women march for months to say “there are Kurds”: reported by JINHA

    WOMEN 1 July 2016 09:46:25 no comments

    NEWS CENTER, Ceren Karlıdağ / JINHA ─ Two women named Bahar Ada and Saadet Demir began to march to say, “There are Kurds” by presenting a declaration to UN countries after the first siege in Cizre. Bahar said, “The world is a body. When a finger hurts, all body suffers. […]

     
  • Monna Le Yeuc’h: “Europe doesn’t see violations in Turkey”

    Monna Le Yeuc’h: “Europe doesn’t see violations in Turkey”

    KURDISTAN, WOMEN 30 June 2016 12:14:39 no comments

    JINHA, ISTANBUL ─ Monna Le Yeuc’h from the delegation of European Grassroots Antiracist Movement made evaluations on the visibility of human rights violations in Turkey from Europe. Monna came to Istanbul with the delegation in order to follow the case of Chris Stemphson. Monna said, “The violations in Turkey are invisible in […]

     
  • TJK-E held Jineoloji conference in Paris

    TJK-E held Jineoloji conference in Paris

    WOMEN 28 June 2016 10:13:27 no comments

    ANF, PARIS ─ The Kurdish Women’s Movement in Europe (TJK-E) held its “Jineoloji against the darkness of positive sciences; woman life freedom” conference in the French capital city Paris. Participants of the conference discussed the critique of positive sciences and discussed the parameters of Jineoloji as a women’s paradigm. The […]

     
  • Reaction from US to the expulsion of REPAK in Hewlêr

    Reaction from US to the expulsion of REPAK in Hewlêr

    WOMEN 25 June 2016 10:42:10 no comments

    JINHA, NEWS CENTER ─ A reaction came from the US to the closure of the office of REPAK in Hewlêr (Erbil). 75 people, mostly academics, urged the Kurdistan Regional Government to remove the obstacles to the works of the Kurdish Center for Women’s Affairs (REPAK). The premises of the Kurdish Women’s Relation Office […]

     
  • Mistreatment of Women Political Prisoners at Iran’s Evin Prison

    Mistreatment of Women Political Prisoners at Iran’s Evin Prison

    WOMEN 23 June 2016 10:03:51 no comments

    Political prisoners held in the Women’s Ward at Iran’s Evin Prison are routinely denied medical care and hospitalization, face severely restricted or denied visitation rights even with their young children, are deprived of regular telephone contact with their families, and are not provided adequate nutrition, according to a report released […]

     
  • Seminar held by KJAR Europe and Communist Party of Karlstad about YPJ women

    Seminar held by KJAR Europe and Communist Party of Karlstad about YPJ women

    WOMEN 14 March 2016 21:06:21 no comments

    In the city of Karlstad, Sweden, a seminar was organized by KJAR Europe (Free Women Society of Eastern Kurdistan) and Communist Party of Karlstad about the remarklable YPJ women (Women’s Protection Units), that fight against ISIS (Daesh) on the front lines in Rojava (western Kurdistan). The main topics of the […]

     
  • Democratic modernity: Era of Woman’s Revolution

    Democratic modernity: Era of Woman’s Revolution

    FEATURED NEWS, WOMEN 8 March 2016 09:57:29 no comments

    Woman’s freedom will play a stabilising and equalising role in forming the new civilisation and she will take her place under respectable, free and equal conditions. To achieve this, the necessary theoretical, programmatic, organisational and implementation work must be done. The reality of woman is a more concrete and analysable […]

     
  • Iranian prosecutor reject medical treatment for Zeyneb Celaliyan

    Iranian prosecutor reject medical treatment for Zeyneb Celaliyan

    WOMEN 6 February 2016 22:42:27 no comments

    The prosecutor of Iran’s city of Khoy has rejected a request by Kurdish female political prisoner Zeyneb Celaliyan (Zeynab Jalalian) to receive medical treatment outside the prison for her severe illnesses, a reliable source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). According to the source, Zeyneb Celaliyan has been suffering from […]

     
  • Three Kurdish female activists murdered in Silopî

    Three Kurdish female activists murdered in Silopî

    WOMEN 6 January 2016 13:20:03 no comments

    ŞIRNEX, ANF ─ It came out that DBP Assembly member Sêvê Demir, Silopi People’s Assembly co-chair Pakize Nayır and KJA activist Fatma Uyar are among the four people murdered by state forces in Şirnex’s Silopî district. Body of another slain civilian is yet to be identified. The four people were […]

     
  • KJAR calls on all women’s rights organizations to join together and struggle against women’s oppression

    KJAR calls on all women’s rights organizations to join together and struggle against women’s oppression

    WOMEN 20 August 2015 22:14:00 no comments

    The brutal execution – Şehîd Ekîn Wan Turkey’s message to the world was: We are fighting terrorists, we must knock out the IS, but the plan from the begining was fighting against the IS then turn against the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party). The attacks against IS was an excuse to attack the […]

     
  • Campaign in Latin America for the freedom of Zeyneb Celaliyan

    Campaign in Latin America for the freedom of Zeyneb Celaliyan

    WOMEN 22 May 2015 12:23:23 no comments

    ANF, BUENOS AIRES ─ The International Kurdish Women’s Movement and the Kurdish Solidarity Committee in Argentina have launched a joint campaign calling for the release of Zeyneb Celaliyan, who is still in prison in Iran despite her illness. Meetings to gain support for the petition with various women’s organisations and […]