Young Women Leading The Revolution In Rojava

“The Movement of Revolutionary Young Women of Rojava has held its third conference with 230 delegates in the town of Girkê Legê in the Cizîre Canton, according to an article from Özgür Gündem. Participating delegates came from across the canton, and included members of both the Democratic Autonomous Administration of the Cizîre Canton as well as the Rojava’s Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM).”

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The  Movement of Revolutionary Young Women of Rojava has held its third conference with 230 delegates in the town of Girkê Legê in the Cizîre Canton, according to an article from Özgür Gündem. Participating delegates came from across the canton, and included members of both the Democratic Autonomous Administration of the Cizîre Canton as well as the Rojava’s Democratic Society Movement (TEV-DEM).

Among a number of significant decisions taken at the congress was the establishment of a 15-person coordinating committee. TEV-DEM member Henîfe Hisên addressed the conference, which took place in a salon decorated with banners reading “we started young and will succeed young” and “there is no revolution without women.”  Hisên spoke of the need for a woman’s philosophy and mode of thinking to destroy the current hegemonic order in order.

Leadership By Young Women

Berçem Xelil, a member of the Revolutionary Women’s Movement who spoke to Özgür Gündem…

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