Translation: ‘Through the Rojava Revolution, women have created an economic revolution’

This is a translation of an article published in Kurdish by JIN News on December 23, 2020. Find the original article here.

(JINNEWS/Sorgul Şêxo—Qamishlo)

Armanc Mohammed, head of the Women’s Economy of North and East Syria, evaluated their work during the past year and discussed the projects that had been implemented and the economic level that women had reached in North and East Syria. Armanc said that women had begun a revolution in the economic field and given color to the year 2020 with their efforts.

The Women’s Economy of North and East Syria develops projects and cooperatives so that women can create their own autonomous economy, without having to relying on men. The Women’s Economy, through its initiatives over the past few years, has tried to return the economy to its true nature.

According to the Women’s Economy, 16 women’s cooperatives have been established in the Jazira and Euphrates regions, employing 380 women. 58 women are working in greenhouses through the Demsal Project. In Tal Tamr, women cultivate 8,802 dunams of land. 11 women work in a livestock project, and 30 women work in a canning workshop. 78 women are working in an agricultural cooperative in the Washukani IDP camp. This year, 600 women took their places in cooperatives and projects, and in North and East Syria overall, more than 1,000 women are now working in the Women’s Economy.

“The Women’s Economy has developed in North and East Syria”

“Women joined the projects”

“We want to highlight the color and work of women”

“New cooperatives have been established”

“They liberated themselves from the ISIS mentality”

“We develop projects according to women’s needs”

‘With the Rojava Revolution, women have created an economic revolution’

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