JINEOLOJI

For Kurdish society and Kurdish women, the 40-year-old struggle that has been pioneered by the Kurdish freedom movement and its leadership carries the meaning of a re-birth. Our leader Abdullah Öcalan has referred to this as a “Kurdish renaissance”. With the emergence of the PKK, people in Kurdistan experienced an...
The Kurdish women's movement has recently become a subject of interest, research and fascination. Zîlan Diyar has witnessed and participated in the development of Kurdistan's radical women's revolution for nearly three decades and shares the movement's own analysis of its history.   At a time of historic resistance struggles in Afrin...
Since 2008, the Kurdish women’s movement has been developing “Jineolojî”, the science of women and life. To many people, jineolojî is one of the topics that incite curiosity and excitement on one hand, and confusion on the other. This is due to its ambitious claim to present an alternative...

Being Beautiful

“Who is the one that is beautiful? What is worthy and deserving of being loved? Which is the identity and personality that ought to be loved more? Who is in the possession of attitudes that lead to love? We must be able to search, reveal and develop beauty and...
Jineoloji is a river finding its own way. The ideas of every woman, her study, the data she finds, the secrets her mother whispers in her ear, the power of interpretation, these are all drops that strengthen the flow of this river. Its most beautiful aspect is its spontateous...

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