All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Women’

Divorce Boom in Rojava: Liberated or Second-Class Women?

Divorce Boom in Rojava: Liberated or Second-Class Women?

The establishment of numerous women’s organizations in Kurdish-ruled northern Syria has led to an increase in divorce rates that bears a multifaceted impact on society.

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Belonging to a Militarized Syria as a Woman

Belonging to a Militarized Syria as a Woman

In Baathist Syria, the interplay between loving and belonging to the nation, measured by the readiness to sacrifice and die, constructed an image of the heroic man as the ideal citizen.

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Youth Lives in Constant Fear of Draft

Youth Lives in Constant Fear of Draft

These are the less known tales of ordinary people with ordinary stories, some have been arrested and some have died without even being considered to be part of the revolution.

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Women’s Activist: Rojava Laws a Dream Turned Reality

Women’s Activist: Rojava Laws a Dream Turned Reality

The Kurdish PYD is a totalitarian ideological party that doesn’t accept other views, but it managed to take the first step towards the emancipation of women.

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Widows Struggle to Overcome Poverty and Discrimination

Widows Struggle to Overcome Poverty and Discrimination

At a time when mothers do not have adequate access to fulfill the needs of their children, widows persevere in their fight against traditions and overbearing community surveillance, to be the new breadwinners of their families.

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Tartusians and Aleppans, a Story of Mutual Benefits

Tartusians and Aleppans, a Story of Mutual Benefits

Despite some tensions, the collaboration and coexistence of the Aleppans and Tartusians leaves one cautiously optimistic.

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Report on Civil Activities (Jul 29-Aug 8, 2016)

Report on Civil Activities (Jul 29-Aug 8, 2016)

In recent days in Syria, civil society organizations and activists have carried out a number of activities drawing attention to events in Aleppo and as-Suwayda’ as well, including protests in front of a government building in response to the killing of a civilian by the National Defense Forces (NDF) and a rebellion in the city’s central prison.

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The Construction of a Patriarchal Militant Identity in the Syrian Constitutions (1973-2012)

The Construction of a Patriarchal Militant Identity in the Syrian Constitutions (1973-2012)

1. Introduction: The development of Syrian national identity is framed with the emergence of Syria as a nation-state. …

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“I Am She” for Syrian Women

“I Am She” for Syrian Women

Activists from within the besieged city of Zabadani launched the “I Am She” campaign. The campaign focuses on …

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Syrian Women Behind the Siege

Syrian Women Behind the Siege

In the besieged Ghouta areas of Damascus life, to the outside world, seems to have come to a …

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