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ISIS & Women

The Islamic State ISIS or ISIL is expanding its boundaries with each passing day. This terror group hogged lime light by establishing an Islamic Caliphite in parts of Iran and Syria. 576 more words

Social Issues

Kurdish Women are beating ISIS

via Kurdish Women are beating ISIS.

WED OCT 08, 2014

by gjohnsit

 On Monday the Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that the isolated Kurdish enclave of Kobani was 

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Politics, World Affairs & Current Events

From Kobane to Guinea: Our Choices Make the Difference

Last night, I watched a documentary called Surviving Ebola on Nova. Everything from the first time that the virus was documented in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1976 up to the last week… 513 more words

UPDATE: Kurdish Fighter Ceylan Özalp Reported Alive; Contradicts Earlier Unsubstantiated Claims

For War In ContextPaul Woodward finds growing credibility in the “Ceylan Ozalp is alive” counter-story, bolstered by affirmations by Kurdish journalist Müjgan Halis… 639 more words


Resistance is Life: Kurdish Women Created it Here and Now

3 oppressive forces: Patriarchy, Capitalism and Nation State.

Having women rights written on paper does not mean anything if the society did not change its mentality. 26 more words

Human Rights

A Kurdish woman runs away from a water cannon near the Syrian border

A Kurdish woman runs away from a water cannon near the Syrian border after Turkish authorities temporarily closed the border at the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province.

Middle East


Here’s a shoutout to the Kurdish women serving in the armed forces fighting against the Islamic State. Their courage is awe-inspiring and serves as a reminder of what all women risk losing in the global battle against the misogynistic forces of Muslim fanatics. 48 more words