Why do Kurdish women compete against each other instead of trying to work collaboratively to achieve political goals? Kurdish women, like their male counterparts, seek to advance their careers more so than working collaboratively.
While some women were celebrating International Women’s Day with slogans, flowers, and pretty selfies, I could not help but wonder, what are they celebrating? Perhaps they live in an “alternative” reality because the situation of women has only improved on a minuscule scale in Kurdistan Region.
What kind of relationship will Kurdistan Regional Government have with the new U.S. administration? Kurdish officials are currently in the “wait-and-see” phase, although the Kurdistan Region’s President Masoud Barzani recently said in an interview that he hopes for greater support.
An undergraduate student at Ishik University in Kurdistan Region’s Erbil city has died in what appears to be an honour-related case. Her name is Sarween Nobidar (21-years-old).
In 1954, the General Assembly recommended countries to recognise a Universal Children’s day, where the welfare of children will be promoted. Today marks the Declaration of the Rights of the Child (1959) and the convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) which were adopted by the General Assembly.
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has officially declared Shingal town cleansed of militants belonging to the ISIL extremist group.
What is male privilege in Kurdistan? It is the social, economic, political and additional rights that are available to men at the expense of women.
In a recent opinion piece published on The Hurriyet Daily News, Mehmet Y. Yilmaz makes an unsettling allegation that the Pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) benefitted from the terror attack prior to the June 7 elections in Turkey.
As British MPs continue to debate the threat of ISIS, and the best way to tackle, as well as defeat the extremist group, the US has blocked Arab allies in the region from directly arming the Kurdish forces in Rojava.
Turkey’s criminal court in the Kurdish-populated town of Diyarbakir held its second hearing in the trial of Esra Yakar, a medicine student from Dicle University’s Faculty of Medicine.