Why Jineolojî? Re-Constructing the Sciences towards a Communal and Free Life

Gönül Kaya is a journalist and representative of the Kurdish women’s movement. This article is the transcript of her speech at the Jineolojî Conference in March 2014 in Cologne, Germany. Why Jineolojî? Re-Constructing the Sciences towards a Communal and Free Life The Free Women’s Movement of Kurdistan evaluates jineolojî as an important step in its […]

Declaration of the 1st Conference of Mesopotamian Ecology Movement

Final Declaration of the 1st Conference held on April 23-24, 2016, in Wan – North Kurdistan On April 23 and 24, 2016, the Mesopotamian Ecology Movement (MEM) held its first conference in the city of Wan (Van). One hundred delegates participated, coming from the provinces Amed (Diyarbakir), Dîlok (Gaziantep), Riha (Sanliurfa), Merdîn, Muş, Wan, Elih (Batman), […]

Women’s village: Jinwar

On autonomous spaces, the connection of struggles and women’s revolution in Rojava We came to Rojava as women and feminist internationalists, eager to learn from the Kurdish Women’s Movement, to live and to work with our Kurdish friends and comrades and to be part of the revolutionary process of building up and defending vivid alternatives […]

Autonomy for Shengal

Two weeks of youth work in the Ezidi territory in Iraq “You can’t go for Shengal just for two of three days”, says Heval Rezan. “It takes weeks to get some understanding of the society there. If you want to go, stay a little longer.” Fine, we thought, we’ll stay a little longer then. So […]