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Morocco hikers: Three get death penalty for Scandinavian tourist murders

BBC - 2019-07-19 00:16
They killed two Scandinavian women, who were found beheaded in the Atlas mountains in December. ...

Rojava Revolution became an inspiration for women worldwide

ANF - 2019-07-18 15:41
Xalide Engizek said the Rojava Revolution led by women has become an inspiration for the women of the world as they felt without hope or morale. ...

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. ...

The role of women fighters in military institutions

SDF Press - 2019-07-17 20:24
Tabqa- Women participated in all stages of the Syrian revolution, and had an active role in the process of liberation and victory over the terrorist organization ISIS. The role of women fighters has not ended after the victory but has continued to provide ...

66 Russian ISIS women jailed in Iraq: Lavrov

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-17 15:57

Two Female Prisoners at the Risk of Imminent Execution in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-17 02:01
Arasteh Ranjbar and Nazdar Vathnkhah, two women sentenced to execution on the charge of murder, have been summoned by the execution office of the Orumiyeh Central Prison and told that their death… ...

The Euphrates region embraces the festival of martyr Stirvan

SDF Press - 2019-07-16 21:38
Tabqa – Under the slogan “Art Sea and the Freedom of the Young Woman” – the Union of Young Women organized a festival in Tabqa city on the occasion of the anniversary of the revolution of 19 July, the festival carried the name of the martyr Stirvan. The f ...

Women Festival in Kobanê kicks off Rojava Revolution celebrations

ANF - 2019-07-16 12:39
Celebrations for the anniversary of the 19 July Rojava Revolution have started in Kobanê. ...

KIHEP: 22 years of education for women in Hatay

ANF - 2019-07-16 11:07
Women's Human Rights-New Solutions Association has been providing training program for women for 22 years in Hatay. The program reached at least 15 thousand women. ...

Yazidi women stitch together incomes for their broken family - GulfToday

Gulftoday - 2019-07-16 02:41

Some Iranian women take off hijabs as hard-liners push back

Rûdaw - 2019-07-15 20:56
"The morality police have been a failure" ...

Seminar on women’s issues in Hewler

ANF - 2019-07-15 19:46
A seminar in Hewler discussed the efforts to increase the representation of women in decision making processes and service areas. ...

Turkish Islamists say laws protecting women threaten the family | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-15 17:04

Yazidi women called to be in the squares on 3 August

ANF - 2019-07-15 10:08
The German Federation of Women's Assemblies declared 3 August, the 5th anniversary of the genocide against the Yazidi in Shengal carried out by ISIS, as the day of action and called everyone to the squares against Feminicide. ...

89 women died in South Kurdistan in the first 5 months of 2019

ANF - 2019-07-15 09:02
89 women self-harmed themselves or committed suicide in Kurdistan in the first 5 months of 2019. ...

Big wins for Choman, Serwani in 2019 Kurdistan Women’s Futsal semi-final first-legs

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-15 06:20

Five years since Daesh took over their lives and homes, Yazidi women try to move on

Gulfnews - 2019-07-15 00:32

Agony of Yezidi women torn between ISIS kids, or return home

Rûdaw - 2019-07-14 18:32
“Of course I couldn’t bring them home. They’re Daesh (ISIS) children” ...

Agony of Yazidi women torn between IS kids, or return home

Gulan Media - 2019-07-14 18:24

PAJK Coordination: It's time for freedom and it's time for women!

ANF - 2019-07-14 16:00
PAJK Coordination: Kemal Pir, M. Hayri Durmuş, Akif Yılmaz and Ali Çiçek declared the victory of the Kurdish people's struggle for freedom with the resistance they embodied. ...

Men still missing, Yezidi women stitch together incomes after ISIS

Rûdaw - 2019-07-14 08:06
There is a striking absence of men in Khanke camp ...

KES Prize 2019 goes to Abdulaziz Zähter

Kurdish-European Society - 2019-07-14 01:44
Abdulaziz Zähter has been helping refugees, women and orphans for more than... ...

The women of the Euphrates region hold an extensive discussion forum in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-13 18:53
Tabqa – Under the slogan “Women in times of conflict, reality, and horizons” the activities of the Expanded Dialogue Forum for the women of Euphrates region started today at the Center of Culture and Art in Tabqa city. The Women’s Protection Units YPJ in ...

Yezidi women resist cultural erasure through music

Rûdaw - 2019-07-13 15:36
They travel 23 kilometers a day for music practice ...

First jineology training program in Manbij

ANF - 2019-07-12 17:47
The Jineology Research Center has launched the first closed training program in Manbij to revive the common living culture among women and to allow ideological development. ...

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. ...

HDP moves for “democratic constitution”

ANF - 2019-07-11 16:12
HDP has started to work on a democratic constitution. The party will work together with NGOs, faith groups and women’s organizations and launch a campaign for political prisoners. ...

'We don't need women-only universities'

ANF - 2019-07-11 14:52
AKP’s President Erdogan announced that he gave orders to the Board Higher of Education (YOK) to implement the “Women’s Universities” example he saw during his trip to Japan for the G20 Summit. ...

Papua New Guinea tribal violence leaves more than 20 dead, mostly women and children

FOX News - 2019-07-11 06:11
More than 20 people -- mostly women and children -- have been killed in days of tribal violence in Papua New Guinea, according to officials. ...

Papua New Guinea: Women and children killed in tribal massacre

BBC - 2019-07-11 01:24
At least 24 people are dead, including two pregnant women, in tribal violence in Papua New Guinea. ...

Kurdistan region’s new government sworn in

Jerusalem Post - 2019-07-11 00:44
The new KRG government includes two women ministers out of 27 ministers. ...

8 American women, children captured with ISIS return to US

Nypost - 2019-07-10 23:11

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 ...

Jineology camp in Barcelona

ANF - 2019-07-09 16:19
The first Jineology camp in the Iberian Peninsula took place in Barcelona. 60 women from Catalonia and the Basque Country came together to discuss the proposals of the Kurdish women's movement. ...

Only 3 women nominated for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 15:32
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Ignoring calls for balance, Kurdish parties nominate just 3 women for new Iraqi Kurdistan cabinet positions. If their nominations are approved by Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament, there will be a total of three women in ...

Women nominated for three senior KRG ministerial roles, parliament speaker for new government

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 21:07
"Three women in the new governmental cabinet is not everything, but it is a good step ...

Kurdish women urge investment, support for women’s football as W

Rûdaw - 2019-07-08 20:40

Kurdish women urge investment, support for women’s football as World Cup ends

Rûdaw - 2019-07-07 22:31
"Football is also a woman's game ...

SETA report profiles journalists

ANF - 2019-07-07 21:20
Mesopotamia Women Journalists Platform: “The SETA report’s main purpose is to profile and target journalists and their institutions. This document published under the guise of a report constitutes a crime in our eyes. ...

Operation Jihadi Bride: the man who saves women from Islamic State | The Times Magazine | The Times

Thetimes - 2019-07-07 12:35

Turkish attacks protested in Berlin

ANF - 2019-07-07 12:19
DEST-DAN Women's Assembly, PYD Berlin and Ciwanên Azad joined the rally organized by Berlin Free Kurdistan Community to protest Turkish invasion of South Kurdistan. ...

Protest against repression of Kurds in Paris

ANF - 2019-07-07 11:35
A demonstration was held in Rue La Fayette, in Paris, where three Kurdish women politicians, Sakine Cansiz, Fidan Dogan and Leyla Saylemez were murdered on January 2013. ...

Yazidi women: We want to take part to the trial against ISIS

ANF - 2019-07-07 10:26
Suad Murad (Heza Shengal), a Yazidi woman, was captured by ISIS in Shengal in 2014 and when she managed to escape joined the ranks of the YJŞ. ...

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. ...

[PICTURES]: IS Judge Arrested While Disguising as a Woman

BAS News - 2019-07-06 12:49
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces arrested on Friday an senior member of the Islamic State (IS) near Mosul. According to media reports, the jihadists served as a judge with IS while the extremist group was in control of Mosul. He was disguising in women’s ou ...

Six Yezidis rescued from ISIS captivity in Syria returned to Shingal

Rûdaw - 2019-07-05 07:58
"Suffering through which these women have passed will never be forgotten" ...

3 French Women Arrested in Turkey for ISIS Links | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-07-04 22:13

Yazidi women freed from ISIS handed over to Shengal Assembly

ANF - 2019-07-04 18:21
More Yazidis rescued from ISIS gangs by the SDF have been reunited with their families. ...

Children, women held in 'degrading' Iraqi detention facilities: HRW

Rûdaw - 2019-07-04 16:45
"Pretrial detention facilities are unfit to hold detainees" ...

The precious qualities of mulberry molasses

ANF - 2019-07-04 12:04
In Binarê Qendil, women rolled up their sleeves to make mulberry molasses. ...

Municipality of Hazro passed 50% women quota for its staff

ANF - 2019-07-04 11:39
The Municipality of Hazro, run by the HDP, has decided to apply a 50 percent quota for women among its administrative and technical personnel. ...

Women protested Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-07-04 11:08
A large number of women, called the Women Against the Occupation, protested against the invading Turkish state at the spot of the Kortek massacre. ...

Armenian and Kurdish women experience debated in Argentina

ANF - 2019-07-03 10:40
The Armenia Queer collective organised an activity to address the issue of the oppression of LGTBQ communities in Armenia and the diaspora. ...

Women’s Struggle in Turkey | YaleGlobal Online

YALE - 2019-07-03 08:26

“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 ...

Human shields in Qandil: Resistance is life

ANF - 2019-07-02 14:45
The women of the Kurdish youth movement, who are joining a human shield action in Qandil against the attacks of the Turkish state on South Kurdistan, see their resistance as a fight against all patriarchal systems of rule. ...

Italian women travel through northern Syria

ANF - 2019-07-02 14:01
An Italian women's delegation is on a tour of northern and eastern Syria to find out about local women's work. Their last stops were Raqqa and Ain Issa. ...

Women in Maxmur Refugee Camp condemned Turkish invasion of Bashur

ANF - 2019-07-02 13:23
Women in Maxmur Refugee Camp condemned Turkish invasion of South Kurdistan. ...

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

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. ...

Zîlan commemorated in Berlin and Sydney

ANF - 2019-06-30 11:18
“Zilan has been a leading figure for women and humanity all over the world." ...

Syria Kurds say repatriating 148 Uzbek ISIS women, children - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-06-30 06:49

Women move to the highlands for summer in Van

ANF - 2019-06-29 18:00
When the temperatures in Van rise, people move with their cattle to the highlands. Despite state prohibitions, the women preserve their culture. ...

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 ...

ISIS attack kills two women in Mosul

ANF - 2019-06-27 13:41
Two women were killed, several children and a tribal leader were injured in an attack by the ISIS in Mosul. ...

KCDK-E called on people to join marches on 29 June

ANF - 2019-06-27 11:40
KCDK-E urged "all Kurdish people, women, children, young and old, to participate actively in marches that will take place in Europe, Canada, Australia and Japan on Saturday 29 June against the Turkish invasion and attacks in South Kurdistan. ...

IS Threatens to Burn Australian Refugees

BAS News - 2019-06-27 00:56
ERBIL - The jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) have threatened to burn Australian women and children at a Syrian refugee camp in retaliation to a secret evacuation of eight orphans. The orphans were transferred on Sunday by the Australian government fro ...

Young women defy gender norms to become chefs

Rûdaw - 2019-06-26 15:16
Six women, all recent graduates, relish the challenge on working in a male-dominated profession. ...

Young women smokers at much higher risk of deadly heart attack

Kurdiu - 2019-06-25 23:01

Behind the Veil: Women in Jihad after the Caliphate | Lowy Institute

Lowyinstitute - 2019-06-25 18:07

Protest against AKP-KDP partnership in Adygea

ANF - 2019-06-25 14:36
Kurdish women in Adygea condemned the invading Turkish state’s attacks against southern Kurdistan. ...

Behind the Veil: Women in Jihad after the Caliphate | Lowy Institute

Lowyinterpreter - 2019-06-25 13:00

Women in Shengal speak out against child marriage

ANF - 2019-06-25 12:14
In Iraq and South Kurdistan there has been an increase in sexual assault against women and children, killings of women and suicide. ...

3 women, 2 men dead after murder-suicide shooting in San Jose, Calif. on Habitts Court, police say [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-06-25 06:47

Cyprus serial killer Nikos Metaxas handed seven life sentences

BBC - 2019-06-25 00:47
Army officer Nikos Metaxas pleads guilty to the murder of five women and two of their children. ...

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." ...

Literacy course for women in Raqqa

ANF - 2019-06-23 18:40
The course will be attended by 90 women and last six months. ...

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. ...

نصب تمثال السلام والحرية لنساء كوردستان في هولير ..

R-ENKS - 2019-06-23 11:37
قام المجلس الاعلى لشؤون النساء في حكومة اقليم كوردستان ووكالة الامم المتحدة للنساء UN-Women البارحة السبت ٢٣ حزيران ٢٠١٩م وبحضور عدة جهات رسمية وشعبية ومنظمات محلية وعالمية ، برفع الستار عن تمثال السلام والحرية لنساء كوردستان في مراسيم خاصة. و التمثال الذ ...

Leyla Güven: We are fighting for our future

ANF - 2019-06-23 09:26
DTK co-chair and HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven sent a video message to the International Zilan Women’s Festival and said: “Isolation was broken by those sacrificing their life.” ...

Women protest against male violence in Amed

ANF - 2019-06-22 14:49
In Amed, women took to the streets to protest against male violence. Several women have been murdered in the Kurdish metropolis in recent weeks. ...

15th Zilan Women Festival in Leverkusen

ANF - 2019-06-22 08:53
The 15th Zilan Women Festival will be held today at the Arena Hall in Leverkusen, Germany. ...

Video; Returning from the Land of Jihad: The Fate of Women Who Lived with Boko Haram

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-21 20:58
In late 2018 Crisis Group’s Senior Analyst for Gender Azadeh Moaveni went to north-east Nigeria, which has been the epicenter of the fight between Boko Haram and the Nigerian military, to explore how effectively women formerly associated with the group h ...

After Tal Abyad and Kobani.. Raqqa city announces the formation of its military counil

SDF Press - 2019-06-21 12:55
Raqqa – In coordination with the General Command of SDF, the military forces in Raqqa region announced the formation of its military council in a ceremony attended by the leaders of the Syrian Democratic Forces, the Women’s Protection Units, the Military ...

کچان ئەزمونی نوێ تاقی دەکەنەوە

SNNC - 2019-06-20 11:27
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SBC Women's Session addresses leadership, ministry

Bpnews - 2019-06-19 10:46

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 ...

Tabqa unites its forces in a military council

SDF Press - 2019-06-18 17:03
Tabqa -Tabqa forces, in coordination with the General Command of SDF, announced the formation of its military council in a ceremony attended by leaders of SDF, Women’s Protection Units, International Coalition Forces, members and representatives of commit ...

Zilan Women Festival will be held on Saturday

ANF - 2019-06-18 08:48
The 15th Zilan Women Festival will begin on Saturday 22 June at the Arena Hall in Leverkusen, Germany. ...

EU earmarks €2.5 million in reproductive aid for Iraq IDPs

Rûdaw - 2019-06-18 06:05
Funds aim to reach over 100,000 women and girls with emergency obstetric care and supplies ...

The forces of Tal Abyad announced the establishment of their military council

SDF Press - 2019-06-18 01:40
In the presence of the leadership of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Euphrates territory and dozens of fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces, The Women’s Protection Units YPJ, The Self-Defense Forces in Tal Abyad canton, the members of the democratic c ...

“Sara’s struggle is the struggle of the women of the world”

ANF - 2019-06-17 14:05
The 6th Sakine Cansiz Women’s Festival concluded with women chanting slogans of resistance and freedom. Throughout the festival, women stressed that the joint struggle must be increased. ...

“We want to draw our strength from ourselves”

ANF - 2019-06-17 12:17
The spokeswoman for the women's movement in Sheikh Maqsoud talked to ANF about the establishment of the Women's Assembly of Northern and Eastern Syria, saying; "Let's get our strength out of ourselves, out of our resistance and become stronger as women." ...

Women in Bradost protested Turkish attacks

ANF - 2019-06-17 08:59
A group of women from South Kurdistan protested the Turkish state's invasion attacks with a march in the Bradost region. ...

Mesopotamia Women Journalists: Free press won't be silenced

ANF - 2019-06-17 07:46
The Mesopotamia Women Journalists Platform underlined that nine journalists had been detained three days. ...
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