2014 International Women’s Day in al-Qamishli

Unlike the areas under the control of the Syrian regime and Islamic opposition forces, Kurds and Syriac Christian women organised public events in their self-rule autonomous cantons northeast Syria, which promoted gender equality and extraordinarily endorsed the rights of women to self-defense armed in hands.

Rozh Ahmad: Freelance journalist and videographer reporting on minorities mainly in the Kurdish inhabited regions of Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Syria.

Published on Mar 12, 2014

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