Recently we have seen increasing violence against women and rising cases of femicide. At the same time, we can also observe the growing resistance to this patriarchal violence. Against this gender-based violence, violence against women and femicide we see self-defence as the answer to this. That is why we have made different interviews with women from North and East Syria, which means self-defence for them.
In our second interview Zehra Samuri, from the coordination of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), shares with us her perspectives about self-defence.
You can find more about the topic on our brochure Self-defence: the answer to gender based violence