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  • Reflections About Man, Masculinity and Patriarchal Society

    by Rok Brossa, https://internationalistcommune.com/masculinity/ Qamişlo, summer-autumn 2017 Notes for a Historic-Subjective Analysis on the Construction and the Evolution of the ‘Man’ Identity in the Patriarchal Society Redefining our role as men in society Learning to think, feel and live in equality Unlearning inoculated dynamics in socialization Coming together in the struggle for emancipation.   The cultural […]

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  • Revolutionary Education – by Janet Biehl

    TWO ACADEMIES IN ROJAVA Over the past thirty years, instructor Dorşîn Akîf told us, women participated in the Kurdish freedom movement, first as fighters, then in women’s institutions. Three years ago Kurdish women produced Jineolojî, or “women’s science,” which they regard as the culmination of that decades-long experience. At the academy in Rimelan, students are first […]

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  • Why Jineolojî? Re-Constructing the Sciences towards a Communal and Free Life

    Gönül Kaya is a journalist and representative of the Kurdish women’s movement. This article is the transcript of her speech at the Jineolojî Conference in March 2014 in Cologne, Germany.   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 […]

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  • ‚Gyneology‘ in the Search of Truth

    the following work about Jineolojî was published by DÖKH, the Democratic Free Women’s Movement in Northern Kurdistan on July 17th 2013 here “The realities to be disclosed by gyneology will of course not have less true words than the knowledge produced by many disciplines as theology, eschatology, politic, pedagogy and sociology.  It is a well-known fact […]