Hepse Xanî Neqîb (1891-1953)

Women of Kurdistan - Hepse Xanî Neqîb (1891-1953) 'I'm proud to be a woman, and especially a Kurdish one, there is no difference between men and women, so I am going to continue' - Hepse Xanî Neqîb We have been...

Interview with Taffan Ako Taha

Taffan was born in 1994 in Slemani, Kurdistan. Her family migrated to Sweden when she was only two years of age.  "We had to leave because of the Saddam war," Taffan recalls.  She grew up in Sweden and graduate...

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...

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...

Kurdistan’s Unsung Heroes

The history of Kurdish women has sadly been an invisible one — not because people don’t want to know about Kurdish women, but because they don’t know where to learn about Kurdish women. It’s hard to know about ...