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Into Fifth Year of Revolution: On Women's Heroism & Other Observations

This article was part of a speech I made during Women in Public Service Uganda on the 7th of March 2015.

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“Great social changes are impossible without the feminine ferment. 2,777 more words

Human Rights

KJA: CALL to WORLD MARCH of WOMEN

The Free Women’s Congress (KJA) has sent out this invitation for a fantastic three day programme of events for the 4th World March of Women: 227 more words

Kobane

To the Women's Congress of the Democratic Free Women Movement (DOKH): Solidarity greetings from women in the UK

January 31-February 1, 2015, in Diyarbakir

Your Women’s Congress in Kurdistan to be held in Diyarbakir in the coming days promises to be an important event where some key issues facing women everywhere will be addressed. 857 more words

Kurdish Women

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

Arab States

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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