Saturday, May 26, 2018

PYD women condemn Turkish occupation of Afrin

PYD women underlined the plight suffered by women in Afrin.

International fighters of YPJ join the defense of Afrin

“Erdogan's dictatorship already caused so many deaths, the international community must condemn his policies and break all relationships with his fascist government.”

Joint declaration from 100 women’s organizations for freedom

Women are uniting against the laws the AKP government of Turkey tries to pass. About 100 LGBT+ and women’s organizations have put their signature under a joint declaration saying, “These laws cannot just be passed for an equal and free life”.

YJŞ fighters return home after Raqqa campaign

Fighters of Shengal Women's Units (YJŞ) who took part in the operation to liberate Raqqa, have returned home after four months of battle against Daesh gangs.

Freed from ISIS, Koçerin is fighting for the women of Deir ez-Zor

Koçerin was rescued from ISIS and then joined the ranks of the YPJ, and now she is part of the Operation Cizire Storm. Koçerin says she took a step out of a dark world into the light, and calls on all women to join the ranks of the YPJ.

Smiling faces in the front lines

Hasret and Amara… Kalashnikovs at hand, faith in their hearts, they inspire fear in the enemy in the villages and deserts of Deir ez-Zor.

Turkey ranks 105th out of 153 countries safe for women

A new global index on Women, Peace, and Security released at the United Nations ranked Turkey 105th out of 153 countries. The report said that 40 percent of women are subjected to violence in Turkey.

Meetings in Shehba as part of #WomenRiseUpForAfrin

​​​​​​​As part of the "Women Rise Up for Afrin" campaign, the Kurdish women's movement Kongreya Star is holding meetings in the northern Syrian canton of Shehba.

Demonstration for two murdered women in Aachen

Women have taken to the streets for the two women murdered by men in Aachen.

Sexual torture against female prisoners

Female prisoners in the Tarsus Type T Prison relayed through their lawyers that they have been subjected to sexual torture and that sick prisoner Sisê Bingöl (75) was taken to the hospital in handcuffs.