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 […]

Feminist pacifism or passive-ism?

The next article of Dilar Dirik was published in OpenDemocracy the  7 of march of 2017 Tomorrow is International Women’s Day. In the face of increasing femicide, sexual violence and rape culture, we need to confront the question of women’s self-defence.  When some white women celebrate the non-violence of women’s marches against Trump and then […]

Kurdish Women’s Radical Self-Defense: Armed and Political

This article of Dilar Dirik was published in TeleSur the 7 july 2015 The Kurdish women’s resistance operates without hierarchy and domination and is part of larger, societal transformation and liberation. The world’s powerful institutions operate through the state-structure, which has the ultimate monopoly on decision-making, economy, and the use of force. At the same […]

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 […]

International day against Femicide: Agust 3

Free Yazidi Women’s Movement (TAJÊ) calls for the commemoration of Daesh’s Feminicide in Shengal in 2014. From the Internationalist Commune of Rojava, we join this international action day against the Feminicide, and we invite you all to participate.   Contact info: Facebook: Ezidi Jin Mail: ezidi.women.struggle@gmail.com Free Yazidi Women’s Movement (TAJÊ)