labor/economy

3 women of Halabja earn their living by making face masks

A group of women in Halabja earn their living by making face masks and aprons for health care workers. The produced face masks are sent to schools and hospitals.

Young woman tailor wants to start her tailoring shop in Qamishlo

“Women should open up space to get their economic freedom and to develop themselves,” says 38-year-old Gulistan Xelef, who makes a living by tailoring.

DİSK-AR: Unemployment rate of women in Turkey is 29.3 percent

The Research Center of the Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions of Turkey (DİSK-AR) has released its “Unemployment and Employment Outlook Report”. The rate of unemployment of women in Turkey is 29.3 percent; one in three young women is unemployed, according to the report.

Women of Deir ez-Zur make handcrafted reed products

Products made of reeds have been used for decoration for years. Women of Deir ez-Zur make handcrafted reed products for a living.

Migrant women in Idlib work in agriculture to earn their livelihood

Migrant women in Northern Syria try to make a living by working in agriculture.

Reyhan Kırık makes a living by growing tobacco

Reyhan Kırık makes a living by growing tobacco. After drying tobacco leaves in the sun, she will sell them.

Tunisian women face workplace discrimination

Tunisian women say they face discrimination and harassment at the workplace. Men take more annual leave than women, men are paid more than women, and laws only remain on paper.

Women open restaurant called “Şajin” in Halabja

A group of women came together and opened a restaurant called “Şajin” in Halabja. The women serve homemade dessert and food at the restaurant.

Pêncewîn Autumn Festival kicks off in Sulaymaniyah

Pêncewîn Autumn Festival kicks off in the Sharezûr town of Sulaymaniyah. Local products, handicrafts, and local dishes are exhibited at the festival. NuJINHA team attended the festival and spoke to two sisters about their natural products.

“Tandoor House” run by three women in Çêwlig becomes hope for women

Three women bake local bread in their “Tandoor House they opened in Çêwlig to have economic freedom. The Tandoor House become the hope for women living in the city and the people of the city prefer to buy bread made by these three women. Zehra Ataoğlu is one of three women and she tells us how ...