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

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. ...
Success for the 16th Zilan and Anna Women\'s Festival - ANF

The verdict of a Kurdish singer's floggings was carried out in Urmia's court

Kurdpa - 2019-08-01 06:27
Kurdpa Agency: A sentence of 100 lashes of a Kurdish singer was executed in Urmia Central Prison in District 4 of the Court. ...

The Rojava Revolution inspired by women

ANF - 2019-07-18 12:00
Women in Rojava led the Revolution and continue to play a crucial role in the new model of society implemented. ...

TEV-DEM’s Xelil: For the safe zone steps must be taken for Afrin

ANF - 2019-07-17 16:32
TEV-DEM Executive Council Member Aldar Xelil said steps for the Afrin issue and the return of displaced Kurds, the return of their property and the establishment of their safety is a must for the safe zone discussions. ...

Saturday Mothers ask for the whereabouts of the disappeared

ANF - 2019-07-06 17:18
The Saturday Mothers in Istanbul have asked for the whereabouts of six people who were abducted in February in connection with the attempted military coup in Turkey. ...

The Zhianewe Voluntary Association Bureau for the Prevention of Addiction in Marivan was vandalized by unknown persons

Kurdpa - 2019-07-04 11:08
Kurdpa Agency: The Zhianewe Voluntary Association Bureau for the Prevention of Addiction in Marivan was vandalized by unknown persons. ...

US Scholars: ‘An American attack on Iran would be an unmitigated disaster for the US, Iran, and the world’

Green Left Weekly - 2019-07-02 21:27
We, the undersigned scholars of the Middle East and North Africa and broader Muslim world, call on President Trump immediately to pull back from the brink of a war with the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is clear to us that the human, diplomatic, legal, po ...

“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 ...

UNESCO develops a handbook for the protection of journalists in field

BAS News - 2019-07-01 11:21
BAGHDAD (UNESCO) — UNESCO, in partnership with the Iraqi Communication and Media Commission (CMC), and Ministry of Interior (MoI), organized the first roundtable with the media outlets directors, on preparing the handbook to organize the relationship bet ...

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. ...

Training courses for the teachers of Tabqa countryside

SDF Press - 2019-06-29 22:24
Tabqa – The education committee in Tabqa opened earlier this month the second training course for the preparation and rehabilitation of teachers, in order to develop the educational situation. The process of rehabilitation and preparation took place in se ...

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. ...

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 ...

Third Fidan Doğan (Rojbin) Women's Festival kicks off in Paris

ANF - 2019-06-23 11:52
Today, the Fidan Doğan (Rojbin) Women's Festival will be held in Paris. ...

Diyarbakir was hosted a seminar on the 30th anniversary of Dr Ghassemlou's assassination

Kurdpa - 2019-06-13 06:06
Kurdpa Agency: A seminar on the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou, the charismatic leader of the Kurds nation, was held in the city of Diyarbakir, Kurdistan, Turkey. ...

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 ...

NATO will continue its training programs for the Peshmerga Forces

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-09 22:53
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 6, 2019, Major-General Danny Fortin, the new head of NATO training and capacity-building mission in Iraq, shared in an interview in Bruxel, “In spite of the tensions and threats of Iran, training for the Peshme ...