Greetings to women’s resistance in Brazil

We, as women from Northern and Eastern Syria and Rojava, send warm greetings in the name of the women’s movement, in the name of Kongra Star of the Qamishlo Canton, to the resistance of the women of Brazil, who are in the streets marching and taking action. Today Hundreds of Thousands of women of Brazil are today out in the streets. Against the occupation, against isolation, against attacks, they went …

What is self-defence?

Women’s self defence means much more than just in military terms. As important though the battle with weapons is, women’s self defence also has many other colours and shapes. Women defend Rojava and ourselves on many different fronts and in many different ways. The first step of women’s self defence is always unity. When we are divided we are vulnerable, either to patriarchal attacks within our communities, or to colonisation …

Women from Rojava call Women of the World

“In unity we defeated Daesh, together we will defend Rojava” On August 8th Kongra star announced the co-ordination of women’s defence of the revolution, calling out to women in Rojava and all over the world. Women Defend Rojava is the international part of this campaign. The campaign slogan “In unity we defeated Daesh, together we will defend Rojava” speaks of both the history of resistance and the commitment to a …

International Action Day!

#riseup4rojava – smash turkish fascism! While the population of Rojava continues their struggle for self-determination, women’s liberation and radical democracy, defending itself against the attacks of jihadist gangs and the fascist Turkish state, the representatives of hypocritical governments shake hands with the Turkish oppressors. While liquidation plans against the revolution in Kurdistan and Syria are made in Ankara, the European, Russian and USA weapon industries become richer day by day …