‘Jin, Jiyan, Azadî’ Conference kicks off in Beirut
A conference titled “In the footsteps of Jin, Jiyan, Azadi” has kicked off in Beirut with the participation of women from 11 countries. At the conference, the participants will discuss their problems and find solutions for their problems.
Beirut- A two-day conference titled, “In the footsteps of Jin, Jiyan, Azadi” has kicked off in Beirut, Lebanon, with the participation of women from 11 countries, especially MENA countries.
The conference held by the JÎN Women Association in cooperation with the Newroz Cultural Association has been dedicated to Yazidi women, who were massacred and abducted by ISIS on August 3, 2014 and Afghan women, who have been oppressed by the Taliban since 2021.
Aida Nasrallah, President of the Lebanese Committee for Women's Rights, made the opening speech of the conference. “Women have faced a great injustice in many fields such as politics, social, economic and legal fields and their freedom has been restricted,” she said in her speech.
‘We will respond to femicide with our joint struggle’
Hanan Osman, the head of the Newroz Cultural Association, also made a speech at the conference. Her speech said, “Your participation underlines the irrepressible will of women. We would like to emphasize the importance of women’s unity, which is the foundation of peace and freedom. At the conference, we will respond to femicide with our joint struggle. We will fight all forces that aim to deprive women of their freedom and we will keep being the voices of women.”
The conference consists of four sessions
The two-day conference consists of four sessions. At the first session, the participants will discuss the interventions of foreign and Western countries on Arab countries and their effects on Arab women. The second session will shed light on how Kurdish women are affected by the crisis and the division of their country. The third session is about the situation of women in Iran and Eastern Kurdistan. On the second day of the conference, the participants will discuss the role of Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan in the women’s struggle, the isolation imposed on him and how to break the isolation imposed on him in Imrali.