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Cay Break 3: Water as a Weapon

Çay at the Womensfront
Çay at the Womensfront
Cay Break 3: Water as a Weapon
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The access to water in Rojava and NE Syria is becoming more and more limited. The severe drought that has been lasting for over two years is connected to the global ecological situation and the Turkish state cutting the water supply to the region. Water is a source of life and as such it is one of the most direct ways to attack the society. The water is being used as a method of war. A friend joined us to …

Cay Break 2: We Are at War

Çay at the Womensfront
Çay at the Womensfront
Cay Break 2: We Are at War
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WE ARE AT WAR and the revolution in Rojava and it’s people are being attacked every day economically, ecologically and psychologically. But also military attacks of the Turkish state, which have always been part of the warfare against the revolution here, are becoming more and more common and intense. The cities til Rifaat, Ain Issa, and the Region Shehba are targeted by artillery and drone attacks on a regular basis. During the last days the Turkish state is escalating it’s …

Cay Break 1: Who am I?

Çay at the Womensfront
Çay at the Womensfront
Cay Break 1: Who am I?
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Getting to know ourselves – “Xwebûn” (kurdish – being yourself), is a concept of the Kurdish Women’s movement aiming at getting to know yourself. It means entering a process with ourselves and our surroundings in which we start to answer questions of who we really are and how we want to live. We were joined by two women friends, Bruna and Zeryan, who talked about their own process, struggles and  their perspectives of putting it into practice.  Becoming your actual …

S02 E05 10 Years of Revolution

Çay at the Womensfront
Çay at the Womensfront
S02 E05 10 Years of Revolution
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This year the 19th of July marks the 10th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution! For this special occasion we were joined by Kurdish and internationalist women to discuss the challenges and achievements of the revolution so far. Why this revolution is a women’s revolution and many other topics are covered in this last episode of the second season. We are dedicating this episodes to all the friends that have given love, effort, dedication and their lives to build up this …

S02 E04 Guns, love and revolution

Çay at the Womensfront
Çay at the Womensfront
S02 E04 Guns, love and revolution
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Most of us already saw lots of pictures of the women fighters of YPJ portrayed in the media all around the world. But what is behind these pictures? What is YPJ, the all-women-army in Rojava? There is much more to it than just armed women! We are discussing this and more with an internationalist women who joined the YPJ. She shares insights into everyday life in the YPJ, talks about her motivation to join the force, the ideology behind women’s …

S02 E03 Revolution of Science

Çay at the Womensfront
Çay at the Womensfront
S02 E03 Revolution of Science
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Jineolojî changes the way we see women and our struggle but also the way we perceive knowledge. Where does the knowledge come from? What is science, what is considered scientific knowledge, who does science serve? We discuss this in relation to Jineolojî – science of women of the Kurdish women’s movement. Jineolojî helps us to go deeper in our struggle, our understanding, our connections and knowing ourselves. To understand our history and the history of women’s struggles around the world …

S02 E02 The enemy inside us

Çay at the Womensfront
Çay at the Womensfront
S02 E02 The enemy inside us
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The success of the revolutionary women in Rojava is linked a lot to their determination and militancy. Reaching this means fighting liberalism. The term liberalism seems to be confused a lot. After many discussions with friends here in Rojava we started to get a deeper understanding of what it is and how it is connected to every single one of us. How we think, how we struggle, how we approach revolution is all connected to how much we are influenced …

S02 E01 Youth Spirit

Çay at the Womensfront
Çay at the Womensfront
S02 E01 Youth Spirit
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Every revolution’s engine is the youth with it’s spirit to radically change things. We realized that giving importance to the vanguard role of the youth, is one of the secrets of the Rojava Revolution. But the youth identity is rarely talked about. Who is young? What is the role of the youth in society and revolution? And what is special about being a woman and being young at the same time? These and other questions we are discussing with the young women from the Internationalist Youth Commune.

Our guests: Bruna from Catalonia and Helin from England – members of the Internationalist Youth Commune of Rojava