• Halabja Massacre: She still waits for her sister’s return  

    Soran Ferac Kowêx, who lost her sister Esmer Ferez Kowêx in the Halabja Massacre, has been waiting for her sister’s return for 34 years.

  • Women solve social problems in Syria 

    Stating that before the revolution, problems in Rojava were tried to be resolved by a male perspective, Elya Oglo, a member of the Conciliation Committee, said that after the revolution, social justice is achieved by women.

  • Witness of Halabja Massacre: This pain is incomparable 

    Rengîn Selam Mehmud was five years old when the Halabja Massacre took place. Pointing out that the pain they feel is incomparable, she calls for solidarity to prevent other massacres from taking place.

  • What does Al-Khansaa Brigade, known as ISIS' right hand, do in the al-Hol camp? 

    “Al-Khansaa Brigade's activities are not like any other; they are affiliated with ISIS mercenaries, and most of the members are foreign ISIS women." The director of the al-Hol camp in al-Hasakah canton, Hamrin al-Hassan, explained.

  • 34nd anniversary of Halabja Massacre: History repeats itself 

    Speaking about the Halabja Massacre, Enahid Qesebiyan says that history repeats itself in North and East Syria today, “The best response to the massacres is to strengthen the resistance and struggle.”

  • She tells success stories of Tunisian women on her radio show 

    Tunisian feminist journalist Shaimaa Basibs tells the success stories of Tunisian women on her radio show. She told us that Tunisia is a pioneer in women’s rights legislation, but this is insufficient to achieve gender equality.

  • Women journalists in Kurdistan Region: Femicide should be prevented   

    Women journalists in the Federal Kurdistan Region stated that women should be more involved in social work in order to prevent the killing of women and raise awareness.

  • Şehrezad El-Casim: Autonomous Administration represents the people 

    Şehrezad El-Casim, an executive board member of the Zenûbiya Women's Community in North and East Syria, said that the Autonomous Administration is the solution address of the Syrian crisis.

  • Emine Şenyaşar demands justice for 365 days: Everyone hears my voice except Erdoğan and his prosecutors 

    Although the motto of “justice is the foundation of property” is written on the walls of Turkish courts, Emine Şenyaşar has demanded justice written on the walls for a year.

  • Barîn Hecî who lives in Jinwar: “When I die, bury me here” 

    Barîn Hecî, who ran away secretly and got married to her cousin, 30 years older than her, in order not to force into marriage with a man her family would choose, suffered for many years because of her wrong choice.

  • Street interview: Women want to live in “safe” country, criticize impunity 

    We spoke to women in Istanbul about International Women’s Day. Some say that Turkey is not a safe country for women while others criticize impunity for femicide. Women living in Turkey have been subjected to harassment, rape, and violence and they demand

  • Impunity kills women in Kurdistan Region 

    Kejal Abdulkadir, one of the founders of the project named, “Women are life, don't kill life”, pointed out that the number of femicide cases increases in the Federal Kurdistan Region every day. “The policy of impunity encourages men,” she said.

  • “Digital Heritage Hackathon” for Palestinian women 

    Palestinian Ministry of Women’s Affairs launched the Digital Heritage Hackathon 2022 under the slogan “Innovation for Women” in the Gaza Strip on February 27 as part of the Palestinian women entrepreneurs’ projects. Palestinian women will be able to display their products of Palestinian heritage on a website.

  • Victims of child marriage in Idlib tell their stories 

    In Idlib, many families force their daughters into marriage before 18 to reduce their economic burden. Victims of child marriage in Idlib told us their stories.

  • Tunisian women improve themselves in scientific research areas 

    Tunisian women play an active role in all areas of life, including political, social, intellectual areas, and the area of struggle. They also play an active role in the scientific research area.

  • “Women living in the occupied areas cannot celebrate women’s day” 

    Women living in the areas under the control of Turkey cannot celebrate International Women’s Day, March 8. Heyfa Hesen, executive of the Syrian Women's Council, draws attention to that women's will is tried to be broken by rights violations and calls on the international organizations to not remain silent against rights violations against women.

  • Farah Social Foundation: Our aim is to raise awareness 

    Farah Social Foundation is a non-governmental and nonprofit organization fighting gender-based violence. The foundation has launched many campaigns to support women. The foundation also conducts surveys on gender-based violence and provided support to more than 30 health centers.

  • “Health services are part of integrated social visions” 

    Women's needs are many and various, but healthcare is at the top of their list and its scarcity is women's greatest concern. The World Health Organization (WHO) has a constitution that supports women experiencing big crises, particularly during the recovery process from the coronavirus, which has cast a long shadow on all over the world for about three years. We spoke to Hala Saqr, Head of Violence, Injury, and Disability Affairs in the WHO Regional Office in the Eastern Mediterranean. She took part in a lecture titled “The Impact of Crisis and Disasters on Women and Girls in the Arab World" at the book fair held by the Arab Women's Organization.

  • Yazidis face forced displacement 

    Hediya Şemo, a coordination member of the Yazidi Women's Union, spoke about rights violations faced by Yazidis living in Serêkaniyê. “The history repeats itself,” she said that those who commit crimes should be punished by an international tribunal.

  • Arab Women Organization focuses on research work about impact of Covid-19 on women 

    Hind Al-Shalakany, head of the Studies, Publication and Media Unit at the Organization Arab Women, gave information about their research work. Stating that they have worked with women against increasing gender-based violence during the Covid-19 pandemic, she said, “Although our research work is still at the initial stage, we have worked on documenting comprehensive data. We hope that the data of our research can be used for determining a strategy or enacting law at the regional level.”