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Kurdish women take up arms alongside men to defend their people (VERY GOOD!!!)

Last December on “Kurdish Flag Day,” young Kurdish women turned out in Dohuk in the northern region of Iraqi Kurdistan to celebrate their nation’s desire for independence. 1,244 more words

Daily News

Kurdish Women Fighters Comforting Freed Manbij From ISIS

The city of Manbij, located north Syria near the Euphrates river, was freed by Kurdish forces from ISIS. After the liberation of the city, pictures emerged of Kurdish women fighters among the Kurdish forces, helping and comforting the citizens of Minbij who celebrated their liberation by practicing freedoms they were banned from under the threat of ISIS vile sword. 34 more words

Human Rights

Call for an International Action Day against Feminicide of Yazidi Women

3 August 2016 marks the 2nd anniversary of the Feminicide and Genocide by Islamic State (IS) against Yazidi people in Sinjar/Shengal. On 3 August 2014 IS attacked and captured Sinjar, which is the historical homeland of Yazidis, a Kurdish religious minority whose ancient religion is linked to Zoroastrianism. 780 more words

WOMEN’S ALLIANCE FOR KURDISTAN, IRAQ AND SYRIA NEWSLETTER JULY 2016

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  1. Shengal women call for international action against the genocide of Êzidîs
  2. Êzidî woman freed from ISIS tells the story of barbarism
  3. Êzîdî women respond to Barzani: We won’t let the PKK leave Shengal…
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PEACE IN KURDISTAN-WOMEN ALLIANCE OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT MASOUD BARZANI

PEACE IN KURDISTAN-WOMEN ALLIANCE

OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT MASOUD BARZANI

Ref. THE CLOSURE OF THE KURDISH WOMEN’S RELATION OFFICE (REPAK) IN ERBIL

We, the undersigned call upon you to exercise your executive authority to permit the Kurdish Women’s Relation Office (REPAK) in Erbil to reopen in order to continue its legitimate activities which are entirely in accord with the law. 705 more words

IRAQI KURDISTAN: Women Human Rights Defenders Challenging a Continuumof Violence Continuum of Violence Mission Report

Introduction

Women human rights defenders (WHRDs) in Iraqi Kurdistan face the same types of risks as any other human rights defender worldwide, but as women, they are also subject to gender-specific threats and violence. 5,313 more words

Women in Rojava: Witnessing a revolution of our times

Peace in Kurdistan Campaign and Women’s Alliance in cooperation with Roj Women Association and Roj Women Assembly are pleased to announce the following event

“Free women are the basis of a free society” 593 more words

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