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Education program for men on women's rights and gender equality

Education program for men on women's rights and gender equality

ANF - 2019-06-30 14:01
In the northern Syrian city of Kobanê, the Women's Association Kongreya Star has launched an education program for men. The men receive instruction on women's rights and gender equality. ...
Education program for men on women\'s rights and gender equality - ANF

Sirîn has become an example of common and shared life

ANF - 2019-07-27 15:05
The town of Sirîn, 42 km south of Kobanê, was liberated from the ISIS gangs in 2015 by the YPG and YPJ forces. ...

Bus station of Sheikh Maqsoud transformed into garden

ANF - 2019-07-24 17:25
The Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood in the north Syrian city of Aleppo is self-governing. The site of the former bus station has been converted into a vegetable garden for the population. ...

Kurdish Women's Platform call for dialogue

ANF - 2019-07-12 10:24
The United Kurdish Women's Platform has issued an open letter to condemn Turkey and Iran intervention. ...

Kongreya Star Academy becomes educational center for women

ANF - 2019-07-06 12:55
Kongreya Star has worked hard since the day it was set up in Aleppo, and has completed 5 training programs with participation from 118 women. ...

Program for international conference against ISIS announced

ANF - 2019-07-05 15:06
The program for the international conference against ISIS organized by the Rojava Strategic Research Center has been announced. ...

Watchdog Blasts Islamic Bloc at U.N. for Silence on China’s Muslim Camps

Breitbart - 2019-07-04 12:51

Mass Grave with 200 Corpses Found in Syria’s Raqqa

BAS News - 2019-07-03 16:21
ERBIL — A mass grave was found near the Syrian city of Raqqa where corpses of at least 200 people were buried, a monitoring group reported. The people are believed to have been executed by Islamic State (IS) between 2014 and 2017 when the jihadist group ...

“Democratic Syria will be founded under women’s lead”

ANF - 2019-07-02 19:09
Syrian Women’s Assembly Aleppo Spokesperson Heyfa Hesen said the free and democratic Syria will be founded under women’s lead. ...

Syrian Women’s Academy ends its Third Course

SDF Press - 2019-07-02 17:37
Tabaq – The Syrian Women’s Academy in Tabqa ended today its third course in this year, it is the twelfth courses since its opening. The course carried the name of the martyr Roj Kivara, lasted for 22 days, and included 15 / trainee from various institutio ...

Success for the 16th Zilan and Anna Women's Festival

ANF - 2019-07-02 07:46
The 16th Zilan and Anna Women's Festival was held in London. ...

Canadian official underlines importance of women's rights during Canada Day celebrations in Kurdistan

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-02 01:21

Iraqi Hezbollah Claims Responsibility for Attack on Bahrain Embassy

BAS News - 2019-06-29 15:40
ERBIL — Iraq’s militia of Hezbollah has claimed responsibility for last Thursday’s attack on Bahrain’s embassy in Baghdad. The embassy was stormed by some 200 people who entered the facility and took down Bahrain’s flag while hoisting the Iraqi and Pales ...

Kongreya Star condemns Turkish massacre of civilians in Kortek

ANF - 2019-06-29 13:06
Kongreya Star has sharply condemned the massacre in Kortek, south Kurdistan. The airstrike of the Turkish army killed three people on Thursday. ...

Zilan and Anna Women's Festival kicks off in London

ANF - 2019-06-29 11:27
The 16th annual Zilan Women's Festival, held traditionally in London, will begin today and will end on Sunday. ...

How Women’s Support Energises Somalia’s Al-Shabaab

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-28 18:17
In this podcast, Horn of Africa expert Alan Boswell and Senior Analyst on Gender Azadeh Moaveni talk about Crisis Group’s field research on women’s roles within Somalia’s Al-Shabaab, and compare them to women’s roles with Nigeria’s Boko Haram and other I ...

Italian feminists visit Manbij Women's Council

ANF - 2019-06-27 19:02
A feminist delegation from Italy visited the women's council in the North Syrian city of Manbij. ...

Women to go on strike today in Switzerland

ANF - 2019-06-14 08:50
Women across Switzerland will go on strike today as part of a global movement calling for gender equality and an end to violence against women. ...

Ceasefire agreement reached in Idlib

ANF - 2019-06-13 11:02
The Russian army announced a cease-fire agreement between the armed forces and government forces in the northern Syrian region of Idlib. ...

Lightning Kills Three Men in Northern Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-10 15:42
ERBIL — Three men near the northern Iraqi city of Tel Afar were killed on Monday by a lightning strike. The men were on a wheat farm as harvesting season begins, but they were hit by a lightning and immediately killed, said Waisi Naif, head of Sinjar may ...