The WHAM Project: Kele Xaware school project.

Shna Kurdi who is originally from Britain and currently living in Kurdistan as lecturer at Soran University. She recently visited the school in Kele Xaware where The WHAM Project have been working for two years...

Planned Parenthood; The Right to Choose

This post was written in correlation with Dr Helene Sairany. Not long ago, serious energy and money were put in miscellaneous campaigns to combat violence against women.  My one goal out of the whole effort was...

A Generation of Post-Traumatic Stress

This article was originally written for and published by Awat Newspaper. The term stress had none of its contemporary connotations before the 1920s. It is a form of the Middle English destresse, derived via Ol...

My Kurdish Story

What is your story? A question that should be asked every Kurd; Even though the answer is heartbreaking, everyone has a unique tale to tell. The Kurdish people have suffered many atrocities throughout history f...

Qazi Mohammad’s last words

My dears .These are the last hours of my life and I ask this of you :For the love of god ,stop being each others’ enemies. Be as one and have each others’ back in the face of unfair and merciless enemy. Do not ...

سێ گولی کوردستان | Sê Gulî Kurdistan

ئاخ دونیا، که‌ی ڕۆژێ بێت چاو له‌ چاومان بکه‌ی، ئازێری ڕۆهی شه‌هیدمان شاد به‌کێی، که‌ی ڕۆژێ بێت دڵت باز بکه‌ی، ئاشتی کورد ڕازی بکه‌ی ئاخ دونیا، تا که‌ی هه‌ر ڕۆژ پشتمان لێ هه‌ڵ بکات، مانگ ڕووناکیمان لێ بکووژێت ته...

The Bitter Truth of Sweetness

This article was originally written for and published by Awat Newspaper. In my last article about obesity I highlighted that the biggest co-morbidity known to obesity is type II diabetes. Diabetes is a metaboli...

You are what you eat. So eat healthy.

This article was originally written for and published by Awat Newspaper. Obesity has reached epidemic proportions on a globally scale with WHO reporting that overweight and obesity are the fifth leading risk fo...

The silver gates of Kurdistan: Dersim

Dersim is a mountainous region between Sivas, Erzincan and Elaziz­. It covers an area of 90 km east-west and 70 km north-south and, according to official estimates in the 1930s, it inhabited a total population ...