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

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

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-02 01:21

Canadian official underlines importance of women\'s rights during Canada Day celebrations in Kurdistan - Kurdistan24

Yazidi Women's House opens in Shengal

ANF - 2019-07-31 08:46
The Yazidi Women's House, which became official in Baghdad on 15 April with the name of Yazidi Women's Aid Network, opened a branch in Shengal. ...

A Meeting of the Women’s Committee to activate its role in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-10 02:25
Raqqa – The Women’s Committee of the Civil Council of Raqqa, in cooperation with the Basic Services Program held a wide meeting to activate the role of women within the society. The meeting was attended by the Chairperson of the Women’s Committee and the ...

′There′s no free media right now in Kurdistan′: Kamal Chomani | DW Freedom | Speech. Expression. Media. | DW | 04.07.2019

DW - 2019-07-04 11:46

“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. ...

Two IS Jihadists Killed on Iraqi-Syrian Borders

BAS News - 2019-06-30 23:48
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State (IS) jihadists were killed on Sunday on the borders between Iraq and Syria. The two were targeted by the forces of the Defense Ministry during a military operation in the region. The ministry explained in a statement tha ...

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. ...

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 and Al-Shabaab’s Insurgency

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-27 16:00
Al-Shabaab, Somalia’s Islamist insurgency, is diminished but still potent. One understudied source of its resilience is the support of women, active and passive, despite the movement’s stringent gender ideology. Understanding the range of women’s relatio ...

Success of the third Rojbîn Women's Festival

ANF - 2019-06-24 15:37
The message underlined the importance of this festival which "gives women an opportunity to share their political, cultural, political and social messages." ...

Women’s Committee and its role in Hajin

SDF Press - 2019-06-18 21:30
Deira-Zour – After the opening of the People’s Council in Hajin and the activating its committees, the Women’s Committee was established within it. “We activated the work of the Women’s Committee nearly a month ago to support women and activate its margin ...

Iraqi Human Rights Activist Severely Injured in “Suspicious” Car Accident

BAS News - 2019-06-15 16:13
ERBIL — An Iraqi human rights activist and an advocate of women’s rights was severely injured after a car hit her while returning from a protest in Baghdad. Hana Edward is known for her decades-long advocacy for women’s rights and democracy in Iraq. She ...

Yusif: Women’s Assembly will solve social problems

ANF - 2019-06-14 15:31
The Northern and Eastern Syrian Women’s Assembly Founding Congress continues. Speeches in the congress have stressed the importance of the Women’s Assembly. ...

The first founding conference of the Young Women’s Union was held in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-12 03:03
Tabqa – Under the slogan “struggle, resist, organize and liberate yourself” The first founding conference of the Young Women’s Union in Tabqa city was held today in the center of culture and art in Tabqa. Members and representatives of the committees and ...