La rivoluzione è femmina

Riflettere e scrivere sulla questione femminile, significa mettere in questione tutta la storia e tutta la società. La ragione di ciò è la scala senza precedenti dello sfruttamento sistematico delle donne. Da questo punto di vista la storia della civilizzazione può essere definita come la storia delle perdite delle donne. Lungo il corso della storia […]

La revolución es femenina

Reflexionar sobre la cuestión de los derechos de la mujer y escribir al respecto significa poner en tela de juicio toda la historia y la sociedad entera. Porque la explotaciónsistemática de la mujer ha alcanzado dimensiones inigualables. Observada desde esta perspectiva, la historia de la civilización puede ser definida como una historia de pérdidas para […]

Die Revolution ist weiblich

Über die Frauenfrage nachzudenken und zu schreiben, bedeutet, die gesamte Geschichte und Gesellschaft infrage zu stellen. Grund hierfür ist das beispiellose Ausmaß der systematischen Ausbeutung der Frau. Aus diesem Blickwinkel lässt sich die Zivilisationsgeschichte als eine Verlustgeschichte der Frau definieren. Im Laufe dieser Geschichte – der Geschichte von Gott und seinen Knechten, von Herrschern und […]

La révolution est féminine

Penser et écrire la question féminine équivaut à remettre en question l’ensemble de l’histoire et de la société, et ce, en raison de l’ampleur sans précédent de l’exploitation systématique des femmes. Vue sous cet angle, l’histoire de la civilisation peut être définie comme l’histoire des pertes subies par les femmes. Tout au long de cette […]

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 […]