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News Article Mixtape: Women's Politics in Turkey

After reading this current list of women heroes, I was most inspired by those taking political action (rather than making sports records). I also realized the… 106 more words

Event report: Feminicide in Sinjar

Report of a seminar held at Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, on Saturday 22 November, organised by Roj Women and Peace in Kurdistan Campaign.

On Saturday 22 November, representatives of several women’s organisations gathered in SOAS University for a seminar to discuss the use of sexualised violence in the recent conflicts in Iraq and Syria. 1,503 more words

Kurdish Community

Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women

A young Kurdish woman called “Rehana” has garnered a great deal of media attention over the past few days, after reports emerged claiming that she had killed more than a hundred ISIL fighters – single-handedly. 234 more words

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BREAKING: Unsubstantiated Report: ISIS Captures, Beheads Kurdish Female Fighter 'Rehana' in Kobane: War Propaganda?

For Brietbart.comMary Chasten writes: The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) reportedly beheaded a famous female Kurdish freedom fighter known only as “Rehana.” The Women Protection Units (YPG) soldier fought against the terrorist group in… 300 more words

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