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ISIS jihadi captured by Kurdish forces admits raping over 200 women - ARA News
Aranews - 2017-02-19 03:31

IS Captive Says He Has Raped 200 Women and Killed 500 People
BAS News - 2017-02-18 11:52
He was captured by the Kurdish Counter-terrorism forces during Kirkuk attack ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) militant Ammar Hussein who is now a captive in Sulaymaniyah province confessed that he has raped more than 200 women from Iraqi minorities particu ...

100 pictures expressing Ocalan isolation rejection were hung
ANHA - 2017-02-02 14:51
100 pictures written with phrases denouncing the isolation imposed on the Kurdish people leader Abdullah Ocalan were hung by Young Women Union in Mobata province. ...

IS Leader, In Charge of Yezidi Abductees, Killed Near Tel Affar
BAS News - 2017-02-01 23:32
His vehicle came under rocket fire by Hashd al-Shaabi MOSUL — Rocket attacks on Wednesday killed a prominent Islamic State (IS) leader near Mosul who was responsible for the abducted Kurdish Yezidi women, military sources confirmed. “Harbi Abdulkarim, IS ...

Islamic State will never conquer free Kurdish women: YPJ fighter Jinda Welat
Kurdish Question - 2017-01-31 21:31
Islamic State will never conquer free Kurdish women: YPJ fighter Jinda Welat ...

'We will build a colourful future through women's solidarity' says imprisoned Kurdish mayor Gultan Kisanak
Kurdish Question - 2017-01-22 00:40
'We will build a colourful future through#039;s#039; says imprisoned Kurdish mayor Gultan Kisanak ...

300 Years Term Issued for Iranian Kurdish Inmates in 2016
Rojikurd - 2017-01-15 00:07
In 2016, some 81 Kurdish inmates from Iran received in total 300 years of custody for different felonies. In the same time, six Iranian Kurdish women were also altogether sentenced to 162-month term, a human rights watch organization reported. According t ...

New inquiry request on the Paris murders: Turkey gave the order
ANF/English - 2017-01-13 13:36
Antoine Comte, lawyer for the families of the three Kurdish revolutionary women murder in Paris, said: “Ömer Güney’s death benefits all parties except us. It serves the interests of the Turkish and French states, but not ours.” ...

New inquiry request on the Paris massacre: Turkey gave the order!
ANF/English - 2017-01-13 12:42
Antoine Comte, lawyer for the families of the three Kurdish revolutionary women murder in Paris, said: “Ömer Güney’s death benefits all parties except us. It serves the interests of the Turkish and French states, but not ours.” ...

Two women from Denmark send medical aid to Rojava
ANF/English - 2017-01-13 11:34
Two Kurdish women from Denmark, one doctor and one nurse, created an initiative to send medical equipment to hospitals in Rojava Kurdistan and they are about to reach their goal. ...

Charity helping Yazidi survivors of Isis sexual slavery shut down
The Guardian - 2017-01-12 09:24
Kurdish authorities’ closure of Yazda leaves more than 1,200 women and children without any support, warn activistsKurdish authorities have shut down a key charity that was supporting women and children from the Yazidi minority who survived Isis sexual sl ...

150 Yezidis freed from ISIS captivity since launch of Mosul campaign: official
Aranews - 2017-01-12 00:38
ARA News Erbil – At least 150 Yezidi captives have been freed from ISIS grip since the US-backed Iraqi and Kurdish forces launched a battle for Mosul last October, officials said on Wednesday. The Yezidi Liberation Office confirmed that 150 women and chil ...

Female Kurdish Fighters Announce New Training Academies for Arab Women to Take on ISIS in Syria
The Kurdish Project - 2017-01-10 00:01
Learn how the YPJ in Syria is widening its operations to include Arab women who want to join the fight against ISIS in 2017. The post Female Kurdish Fighters Announce New Training Academies for Arab Women to Take on ISIS in Syria appeared first on The Kur ...

PAJK: we will hold conspirers accountable
ANHA - 2017-01-09 15:10
Kurdistan Free Women Party(PAJK) recalled the Kurdish strugglers Sakine Cansız and her colleagues to escalate struggle following their footsteps and holding conspirers to account. ...

Sakine Cansız commemorated by her grave in Dersim
ANF/English - 2017-01-09 13:42
Sakine Cansız, one of the revolutionary Kurdish women murdered in Paris, was commemorated by her grave in Dersim. ...

Thousands of Kurds take to the Paris streets
KurdPress - 2017-01-08 09:01
Over 5,000 Kurds took to the streets of Paris on Saturday to demand justice and more effort to be put toward the investigation of what is believed to be a politically motivated assassination of three Kurdish women which took place in January of 2013. ...

Thousands commemorate and demand justice for Kurdish women assassinated in Paris
Kurdish Question - 2017-01-07 20:11
Thousands commemorate and demand justice for Kurdish women assassinated in Paris ...

Thousands in Paris: We won't allow the case to be covered up
ANF/English - 2017-01-07 18:50
Thousands joined a rally in Paris today to mark the 4th anniversary of the murder of Kurdish women Sakine Cansız, Fidan Doğan and Leyla Şaylemez, and vowed to keep the struggle going until justice is done. ...

Kurds rally in Paris to remember Sakine, Fidan and Leyla
ANF/English - 2017-01-07 13:52
Kurds have gathered in French capital Paris today to mark the 4th anniversary of the murder of Kurdish women Sakine Cansız, Fidan Doğan and Leyla Şaylemez. ...

US to pay price for supporting Syrian Kurds: Turkey
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-06 19:12
Fighters of the Kurdish Women's Protection Units (YPJ), a part of the People's Protection Units (YPG) are seen in training at a military camp in Malikiya, Hassaka province in Syrian Kurdistan, Dec. 9, 2013. (Photo: Reuters) ...

New training academies will include Arab women: YPJ
Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-04 20:02
A Kurdish-trained Syriac Christian woman fighting the Islamic State (IS) stands with her weapon, December 2015. (Photo: Getty) ...

Kurdish Activists To Submit Bill Protecting Women Abused by IS
BAS News - 2017-01-04 17:05
The bill calls for recognizing, compensating and reintegrating the victims ERBIL — For the Iraqi government to recognize and compensate the women who were treated as sex-slaves by the Islamic State (IS) militants, women activists in the Kurdistan Region ...

Was Ömer Güney’s death planned?
ANF/English - 2017-01-04 14:11
The hitman for the scheme that murdered three revolutionary Kurdish women Ömer Güney died mere weeks before the trial started. But there were no indications that his health was deteriorating up to that day. ...

Female Kurdish fighters announce new training academies for Arab women to take on Isis in Syria | The Independent
Independent - 2017-01-04 13:55

Kurdish Women in Sweden Awarded as They Lead the Way in Public Life
The Kurdish Project - 2017-01-04 03:53
The following article was originally published in Rudaw on December 27. 2016. STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Kurdish women in Sweden play a leading role in public life in that country and many have received awards in 2016 in recognition of their work. “Kurdish women ...

Kurdistan; Another Woman Killed by Father, Why not Politicizing it?
Kurdishpolicy - 2016-12-29 20:17
While the West admires the role of the Kurdish female fighters in Rojava( Syrian Kurdistan), the women in Iraqi Kurdistan continue to suffer from many tribal, religious, and legal barriers. They continue to face atrocities and killings, mostly by family m ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – December 25, 2016
E-Kurd - 2016-12-29 10:41
Yazidi woman sold as sex-slave five times by Islamic State speaks about abuse Sulaimani: Two Kurdish Yazidi women who survived Islamic State (IS) captivity and abuse, have spoken out about the horrific abuse they were subjected to by the jihadist group. T ...

Kurdish beauty hopes to represent Iran in next Miss Universe contest
E-Kurd - 2016-12-29 10:41
TEHRAN,— Iranian Kurdish fashion designer Sonia Beytoushi says that she is willing to and confident that she can represent Iran in the next Miss Universe contest and being from Iran gives her the chance that other Kurdish women haven’t had for not having ...

At least 16 Kurdish women are political prisoners in Iran
Rûdaw - 2016-12-27 22:31
Many are being held in prisons hundreds of km from their homes ...

TJK-E members take over the vigil for Öcalan on its 236th week
ANF/English - 2016-12-27 11:14
The guard watch for Öcalan demanding the freedom of the Kurdish People’s Leader continues in Strasbourg, France on its 236th week. Women from the TJK-E took over this week’s watch. ...

Kurdish women in Sweden awarded as they lead the way in public life
Rûdaw - 2016-12-27 09:43
'I am amazed by the ability of Kurdish women,' said Swedish activist Agnita Swanson ...

Kurdish women innovate to overcome power shortages in Erbil
Ruwayda - 2016-12-26 00:58
Kurdistan Region is currently facing financial and economic hardships. The financial crisis has led to the decline of business investment and prosperity as the government continues to host over one million refugees fleeing the violence of Islamic State gr ...

Q&A: An El Cajon Activist On Counseling Women Who Escaped From ISIS
The Kurdish Project - 2016-12-25 00:15
Don't miss theA with Dilkhwaz Ahmed, an Iraqi woman who counsels Yazidi women who have escaped from ISIS. The postA: An El Cajon Activist On Counseling Women Who Escaped From ISIS appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Kurdish women group demands justice over Paris Kurd killings
E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
Kurdisches Frauenbüro für Frieden e.V. via Ekurd.net DÜSSELDORF,— On the 9th of January, 2013, three Kurdish female politicians Sakine Cansiz, Fidan Dogan and Leyla Saylemez were assassinated in Paris. In the time after the assassinations the documents, t ...

Three Kurdish women, Charlie Hebdo, and the November 13 Massacre
ANF/English - 2016-12-19 13:50
Some four years ago, on January 9, 2013, three revolutionary Kurdish women were murdered in the middle of Paris by shots to their heads. All three of them took three bullets in the head each. It was the middle of the day. ...

Suspect in Kurdish activist killings dies in Paris
DW - 2016-12-18 23:04
The man accused of murdering three Kurdish women has died before his trial could proceed. French investigators believe Turkey's national intelligence agency might have been implicated in the murders. ...

Êzidî Kurdish women that escaped ISIS cruelty receive Sakharov Price
ANF/English - 2016-12-14 12:46
Êzidî Kurdish women Lamiya Bashar and Nadiya Murad, who have escaped ISIS cruelty, received the European Parliament’s Sakharov for Freedom of Thought. ...

Ezidi women accept human rights award
Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-13 21:46
Nadia Murad (C) and Lamiya Aji Bashar (R), both Kurdish women of the Ezidi faith receive their 2016 Sakharov Prize from European Parliament President Martin Schulz (L) during an award ceremony at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, Dec. 13, 201 ...

Obama waivers prohibitions on arms to non-state actors in Syria
Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-10 07:17
Fighters of the Kurdish Women's Protection Units (YPJ) participate in military training in the western countryside of the town of Serekaniye, Syrian Kurdistan, January 25, 2015. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Kurdish women continue their diplomatic efforts in Germany
ANF/English - 2016-12-01 14:57
SARA-Women’s Commune had a series of meetings in Germany’s Munich and Bavaria regions, and met with Bavaria Parliamentary Presidency, CSU and the Green Party officials. ...

Öcalan’s ‘Liberating Life: Women’s Revolution’ published in Tamil
ANF/English - 2016-11-28 12:13
Pragnai Publications published “Liberating Life: Women’s Revolution”, a collection of Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan’s essays, in Tamil. ...

Kurdish female fighters commemorate International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women
Aranews - 2016-11-26 22:23
ARA News Kobane – Each year on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is commemorated. On Friday, the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) took the time to observe the day, even while battling the Islamic State (ISIS). ...

Kurdish female fighters celebrate International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women
Aranews - 2016-11-25 23:53
ARA News Kobane – Kurdish female fighters of the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) in Rojava-Northern Syria celebrated on Friday the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Each year on November 25, the International Day for the Elim ...

Barzani: Peshmerga Won't Retreat from Pre-October 17 Liberated Areas
BAS News - 2016-11-24 17:08
Kurdistan Region won't tolerate those who supported IS and assaulted the Kurdish Yezidi girls and women ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani stated that the Peshmerga forces will not withdraw from the areas they had liberated before the star ...

Kurdish women denounce AKP fascism in the Bavarian Parliament
ANF/English - 2016-11-22 16:52
Kurdish women attended a series of meetings in the Bavarian Parliament and denounced AKP fascism. ...

Amal Clooney says UN did nothing to help Yazidi sex slaves, asking women to help instead
E-Kurd - 2016-11-20 21:16
TEXAS,— After appearing before the United Nations for the first time and telling delegates she was “ashamed” to stand before them while they did nothing to prevent the rape and abuse of Kurdish Yazidi women, Amal Clooney stood before a conference of women ...

Hundreds of Kurdish women sit-in Qamishlo city in solidarity with the Kurdish political prisoners in PYD’s prisons
Yekiti Media - 2016-11-16 21:05
Yekiti Media hundreds of Kurdish women protested in solidarity with political prisoners in the prisons of the Democratic Union Party, PYD in Qamishlo city today. The sit-in, which called by the women’s organizations in Qamishlo,began by a minute of silenc ...

VIDEO: Who are the backstage soldiers of the Raqqa battle?
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-13 19:19
A group of Syrian Kurdish women prepare food for the fighters in the offensive to retake the city of Raqqa from Islamic State (IS), Ain Issa, Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), Syria, Nov. 12, 2016. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

Kurdish female fighters launch operation to ‘avenge Yezidi women’ held by ISIS in northern Iraq
Aranews - 2016-11-13 00:21
ARA News Erbil – The Shingal Women’s Units (YJS), a Kurdish all-female force in northern Iraq, said on Saturday they will launch an operation to ‘avenge Yezidi women’ and to save women that ISIS hold hostage. “We have not forgotten Êzidî [Yezidi] women so ...

VIDEO: Battle for Raqqa: YPG-led forces control strategic town
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-11 22:12
Two Syrian Kurdish fighters of the Women Protection Units (YPJ), fighting under the umbrella of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), rest in the strategic town of Heesha after liberating it, northern Raqqa , Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), November 10, 2016. (P ...

Syria Kurd women fighters out for revenge against jihadists
Dailymail - 2016-11-10 14:42
Headed for the front line near Syria's Raqa, 23-year-old Kurdish fighter Kaziwar has just one thought on her mind: to make her jihadist foes pay for their tr... ...

US Spokesperson: Turkey, Kurdish forces must ‘coordinate’ in Raqqa
Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-09 21:39
A group of Women's Protection Units (YPJ) fighters discuss military tactics in Syrian Kurdistan. (Photo: Reuters/Massoud Mohammed) ...

Kurdish female fighters join battle for Raqqa ‘to free women from ISIS’: YPJ official
Aranews - 2016-11-09 03:02
ARA News Kobane – The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) launched on November 6th a new military operation against the Islamic State’s (ISIS) capital, Raqqa, and have so far liberated several areas north of Raqqa Governorate. Several military factions are par ...

Kurdish Women Battle IS With Songs — and Machine Guns
The Kurdish Project - 2016-11-07 21:47
When Islamic State insurgents fired mortar bombs at Iranian Kurdish women fighters holding a desert position in northern Iraq, the women first hit back by singing through loudspeakers. The post Kurdish Women Battle IS With Songs — and Machine Guns appeare ...

SDF marching on Raqqa is mix of ethnicities, religions, genders
Rûdaw - 2016-11-07 19:55
Arab, Turkmen, Christian, Kurdish men and women form the force retaking Raqqa ...

Iranian Kurdish female PAK fighters battle Islamic State in Iraq
E-Kurd - 2016-11-06 20:17
SAMAQA, Iraq,— When Islamic State insurgents fired mortar bombs at Iranian Kurdish women fighters holding a desert position in northern Iraq, the women first hit back by singing through loudspeakers. Then the women opened fire with machineguns. “We wanted ...

Kurdish Women Battle IS With Songs — and Machine Guns
Voanews - 2016-11-05 04:18

Guns and roses: Kurdish women battle ISIS, Middle East News & Top Stories - The Straits Times
Straitstimes - 2016-11-05 03:01

KCK: This is where words end, all should rise up everywhere
ANF/English - 2016-11-04 13:45
KCK: “This is where words end. All the Kurdish people and the forces of democracy should rise up everywhere and resist. The youth, the women and all of Kurdish people should show the AKP government once more that the Kurdish will can not be broken." ...

Kurdish women fighters battle Islamic State with machineguns and songs | Jamestown Sun
Jamestownsun - 2016-11-04 05:15

Kurds and Turks are at the edge of a cliff: An interview with arrested Kurdish women’s rights activist Ayla Akat | Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal
Links - 2016-11-04 03:01

Kurdish women fighters battle Islamic State with machineguns and songs
Reuters - 2016-11-03 20:51
SAMAQA, Iraq (Reuters) - When Islamic State insurgents fired mortar bombs at Iranian Kurdish women fighters holding a desert position in northern Iraq, the women first hit back by singing through loudspeakers. ...

Kurdish women fighters battle Islamic State with machineguns and songs
Dailymail - 2016-11-03 20:33
By Babak Dehghanpisheh and Michael Georgy SAMAQA, Iraq, Nov 3 (Reuters) - When Islamic State insurgents fired mortar bombs at Iranian Kurdish women fighters ... ...

International Women’s Alliance expresses solidarity with Kurdish women
ANF/English - 2016-11-03 13:35
The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) IWA expressed solidarity with the Kurdish women’s movement in Turkey in their struggle against the fascist regime under the leadership of Erdoğan and his party AKP. ...

Argentinian women launch campaign in solidarity with Kurdish women
ANF/English - 2016-11-02 10:14
Argentina Solidarity with Kurdish Women’s Movement Committee launched a campaign for “Solidarity with KJA and arrested women”. ...

Islamic State using hostages as human shields in Mosul - UN
The Guardian - 2016-10-28 13:24
Militant group taking thousands hostage and carrying out mass executions as Kurdish and Iraqi forces close in on the cityIslamic State fighters have taken “tens of thousands” of men, women and children hostage in the city of Mosul, and executed at least 2 ...

European parliament awards Sakharov prize to Kurdish Yazidi women
E-Kurd - 2016-10-27 13:01
BRUSSELS,— The European Parliament has awarded its Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought and expression to Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar, two Kurdish women from Iraq’s Yazidi community who suffered attack and persecution by Islamic State. Murad and Ba ...

Turkish Army Continue Shelling Kurdish Areas in Syria for Third Day Leaving Civilian Casualties Including Women and Children
Washington Kurdish Institute - 2016-10-25 23:59

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – October 25, 2016
E-Kurd - 2016-10-25 05:30
Latest news every 30 min 70 Yazidis freed from Islamic State since start of Mosul offensive Duhok: At least 70 Yazidi Kurdish women and children have been freed from IS-controlled territories in Iraq and Syria since the start of an offensive against the m ...

Cowardly ISIS fighters flee Mosul dressed in women's clothes
Dailymail - 2016-10-20 16:45
The two men were caught by Kurdish Peshmerga troops fleeing the Iraqi city after ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ordered women to leave Mosul as the liberation battle entered a fourth day. ...

Combating domestic violence in Iraq's Kurdish region
Aljazeera - 2016-10-16 19:17
Faced with tough choices and social pressures, some women in the region are paying the ultimate price. ...

Kurdish MP in Turkey: Erdogan's words on Ezidis 'a threat'
Kurdistan24 - 2016-10-16 18:27
Ezidi women cry at a demonstration in a refugee camp in the Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, Turkey, to mark the second anniversary of a genocidal campaign against Ezidis by the Islamic State, Aug. 3, 2016. (Reuters) ...

“Kurdish Women: Double Enmity”
Rojikurd - 2016-10-15 03:07
Ahmad Mohammadi Moghaddas The Islamic Republic of Iran, which is presided over by revolting Mullahs, ranks number one, internationally, for abuses against mankind. Their diabolical judgments are couched in their fanatical approach to religion. They incess ...

8 Kurdish person has been executed in Orumieh
Rojikurd - 2016-10-15 03:07
Roji kurd: based on Roji Kurd’s reporter’s report in Orumieh, today 29th September. 16, 8 Kurdish persons and also a women have been executed in Orumieh central prison. These 8 persons are: Esmail Ayubi jermi Karam Kalashi Reza Abdalzadeh Afandi Omari Far ...

'Kurdish Women in Europe Must Become Decision Makers': PYD Co-Chair Asya Abdullah
Kurdish Question - 2016-10-07 19:10
'Kurdish Women in Europe Must Become Decision#039;: PYD Co-Chair Asya Abdullah ...

Amid the Aleppean crisis… Sheikh Maqsoud resistance stands out
ANHA - 2016-10-07 07:50
Şêx Meqsûd neighborhood in the city of Aleppo has been witnessing violent attacks by Kurdish National Coalition mercenaries, these attacks which begun in September 2015 leaving 150 civilians dead, 78 of them women and children, the only doctor in the neig ...

Shimon Peres, dead at 93, once praised ‘democratic’ Kurdish state
Rûdaw - 2016-09-28 08:25
‘One of the signs of a democracy is the granting of equality to women ...

Kurdish Women Fighting ISIS to Avenge the Women They Enslaved and Killed
The Kurdish Project - 2016-09-28 01:41
The following video was originally published by AJ+ in May of 2016. These Kurdish women are fighting ISIS to avenge the Iraqi women who have been raped, beaten, enslaved, and killed at the hands of the so-called Islamic group. They are part of the highly ...

The Kurdish beat: 1,000 men and women play the daf
Rûdaw - 2016-09-26 10:38
Sanandaj hosted the sixth daf festival ...

Kurdish women in Europe rally for Öcalan’s freedom
ANF/English - 2016-09-22 12:04
Kurdish women living in Europe continue their protests for Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan’s freedom. ...

UNISEF promises sit-in protestors to get their calls to UN
ANHA - 2016-09-21 16:59
UNISEF office in Qamishlo city promised to make the demands of women going on sit-in clear to the UN, as they are denouncing the Turkish occupation and the tight isolation imposed on the Kurdish leader Abdulla Ocalan. ...

Kurdish women protest for Öcalan’s freedom in front of the EP
ANF/English - 2016-09-21 16:49
Kurdish women took to the streets in order to protest the isolation of Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan and the Turkish state policies of genocide. ...

Women rally in Rojava: UN must end the unlawfulness against Öcalan
ANF/English - 2016-09-21 15:05
Hundreds of women protested the isolation of Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan as they gathered in front of the United Nations building in Rojava’s Cizir canton. ...

Hundreds of women go on sit-in in Qamishlo
ANHA - 2016-09-21 13:31
hundreds of women in Qamishlo city are going on sit-in to denounce the isolation imposed on the Kurdish leader Ocalan and the Turkish occupation in front of UNICEF building in Qamishlo. ...

Kurdish women meet with EP Foreign Affairs Adviser
ANF/English - 2016-09-21 12:50
Before the demonstration led by TJK-E taking place in front of the EP today with the motto “Women in action for their Leader and their freedom”, the TJK-E committee met with the foreign affairs adviser of the president of the EP. ...

State Appointed Trustees Closing Down Women's Centres in Kurdish Region
Kurdish Question - 2016-09-20 19:18
State Appointed Trustees Closing Down#039;s Centres in Kurdish Region ...

US forces with Kurds fired at from Turkey
Kurdistan24 - 2016-09-17 16:42
An American flag is seen on a building in the Kurdish-held town of Tel Abyad while a Kurdish Women's Protection Units flag is seen hoisted to an iron pole near the border crossing with Turkey, Sep. 17, 2016. (Photo: DHA) ...

Kurdish women in Sweden to stage two-day march for Öcalan
ANF/English - 2016-09-07 13:21
Kurdish women in Sweden will stage a Long March with demand of freedom for Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Öcalan. ...

'Angelina Jolie' of Kurdistan dies while battling ISIS
Dailymail - 2016-09-07 12:45
Asia Ramazan Antar was among the ranks of the all-female Women's Protection Units - a Kurdish group battling ISIS near Syria's border with Turkey. ...

Voices above the chaos: female war poets from the Middle East
The Guardian - 2016-09-05 14:43
The carnage in Turkey and Syria has led to a blossoming of poetry – with women at the forefront. Here, two of them, one Syrian and one Kurdish, tell their storiesThe Syrian city of Aleppo crumbles into rubble, assailed by Russian bombs, government artille ...

Syrian Kurdish women in war front against Daesh
KurdPress - 2016-08-24 00:35
The Syrian Kurdish women in Women Protection Units (YPJ) are fighting with Kurdish men against the terrorist group of Daesh Photos: Getty Image, AFP ...

14 photos show the remarkable Kurdish women in little-known militias who are fighting ISIS
The Kurdish Project - 2016-08-23 20:01
Long before the United States announced its plans in 2015 to allow women into combat roles, men and women Kurdish were fighting alongside each other. The post 14 photos show the remarkable Kurdish women in little-known militias who are fighting ISIS appea ...

Syrian Kurdish women in war front against Daesh
KurdPress - 2016-08-23 09:22
The Syrian Kurdish women in Women Protection Units (YPJ) are fighting with Kurdish men against the terrorist group of Daesh Photos: Getty Image, AFP ...

14 photos show the remarkable Kurdish women in little-known militias who are fighting ISIS | Mic
MIC - 2016-08-22 18:43

Entrepreneurial women seek opportunity at Kurdish startup incubator
Rûdaw - 2016-08-22 13:46
‘people in Kurdistan encourage women to only work in the public sector ...

Kurdish Women Take Up Arms Alongside Men to Defend Their People
The Kurdish Project - 2016-08-18 06:25
The presence of women fighting ISIS became an exotic and sensational topic in 2014 and 2015, but the reality of life for many women is more complex. The post Kurdish Women Take Up Arms Alongside Men to Defend Their People appeared first on The Kurdish Pro ...

Kurdish women’s battle continues against state and patriarchy, says first female co-mayor of Diyarbakir. Interview | openDemocracy
Opendemocracy - 2016-08-13 10:21

More than 2,000 Isis hostages freed from Manbij
The Guardian - 2016-08-13 00:24
Allied Arab and Kurdish fighters retake Syrian city from retreating jihadis, where men, women and children had been held as human shieldsThe Islamic State stronghold of Manbij, in northern Syria, has fallen to allied Arab and Kurdish fighters, who freed m ...

Pro-Kurdish HDP: Promote Women to Avoid Future Coups in Turkey
ThE-Kurdishproject - 2016-08-08 01:35
The following statement was originally released by the People’s Democratic Party on July 20, 2016. The way to avoid military coups ever again passes through defeating the male-dominant, militarist mentality that uses any means for its power. Streets are v ...

Kurdish Free Women's Congress Launches Campaign for 'Öcalan, Land and Freedom'
Kurdishquestion - 2016-08-06 01:31
Kurdish Free Women's Congress Launches Campaign for 'Öcalan, Land and Freedom' ...

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