JINEOLOJI

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Rojava has become famous around the world for making a Women’s Revolution. On every level of society women’s structures are in the frontline of social, political, cultural, economic and military life, as they are considered the vanguard of the revolution. The aim is to liberate the women in order...
The Kurdish women's liberation movement presented its proposal for a democratic confederalism of women for the first time last October at the International Women's Conference in Frankfurt, which was organized by the network "Women Weaving the Future" under the title "Revolution in the Making". In its five-page declaration for...

Why Jineolojî?

Re-Constructing the Sciences towards a Communal and Free Life The Free Women’s Movement of Kurdistan evaluates Jineolojî as an important step in its ongoing intellectual, ideological-political self-defense and mobilization struggle of about 30 years. I would like to introduce -albeit briefly- the main principles of Jineolojî, which the Kurdish women’s...
Turkey’s war is directed at the achievements of women Interview with the Council of Jinwar (Meclisa Jinwar) On November 25, 2018, after a lengthy construction phase, the women's village, Jinwar, was opened in Rojava/Northern Syria. Jinwar is widely known as a place of collective living for women. Following the Turkish invasion,...
It’s time to step up the global women’s struggle against the capitalist pandemic! Our experience of the current Covid-19 pandemic and the multiple crises associated with it are a direct result of the constant accumulation of profit and capital that characterises capitalist modernity. Capitalist interventions in first nature, i.e. the...
As the people who are fighting against and resisting capitalist modernity and for freedom, democracy, equality; in short, life, I believe we are experiencing a period of historical importance. This is a time when Capitalist Modernity, the last representative of state-class and power based civilisation is not only being...
We publish Ann-Kristin Kowarsch's contribution to the conference “Challenging Capitalist Modernity—Alternative Concepts and the Kurdish Quest” which took place in Hamburg, Germany, 3-5 February 2012.  The paper raises critiques for the role, methodology and institutions of modern social science and presents the theory and practice of Jineolojî and Women's academies...
Sumerian mythology and the history of the Ideologisation of masculinity, rape, uprooting and betrayal The best way to understand the present is to try to capture the spirit of the moment and live it. And you can do this by thinking the moment together with the past, the sum total...
This text is an excerpt from the brochure "Liberating Life: Woman’s Revolution" by Abdullah Öcalan Woman, reborn to freedom, will amount to general liberation, enlightenment and justice in all upper and  lower institutions of society. Woman’s freedom will play a stabilising and equalising role in forming the new civilisation and she...
On 8th March of the year of 2020 we say, Let us turn this century into the era of women’s revolution! Women, sisters, comrades; We are going through a historic period, a transitional phase that happens once in a century. The old is being transcended, as the new is waiting to be...