Members of the Jineoloji Academy discuss the Corona crisis and how it fits into the global situation. Whose interests are being served? What does health really mean? And who gets to define a crisis? “Health cannot be enforced from above, or rely on fear.”
The Kurdish women’s movement is the most organised, widespread and dynamic women’s movement in the Middle East. Kurdish women fighting colonial oppression and fascism as well as organising the struggle for women’s liberation have drawn attention worldwide. How have women from one of the most oppressed and denied societies in the world today become a […]
In this video a member of the Jineoloji Academy outlines how we can understand Being, Knowledge and Form in a holistic and revolutionary way. For women and oppressed peoples, to formulate, own and become strong in our true selves is essential.
Hevjiyana Azad is one of the key concepts of Abdullah Ocalan’s “New paradigm”, which is the core of the Rojava revolution. While other points of ideology focus on addressing problems, Hevjiyana Azad is the concept developed as a proposal for a solution and a new way of living together, loving, and relating to ourselves, […]
“Who is a beautiful person, what is worthwhile and worth loving, which identity and personality should be loved the most, who is in possession of attitudes that lead to love? We must be able to seek, reveal and develop beauty and what is most loving. Your purpose in these ranks is the ability to be […]
“Natural medicine is more than just herbs. We want to defend the health of society.” What does it mean to have built up a women’s natural healing centre? Why is it important to develop this knowledge? The wise women and witches of Jinwar explain their goals.
Hermel, or wild rue, has been used in the Middle East for thousands of years. Protecting society from sickness and from harm, it holds a very special place in culture. We made some research into the traditions, beliefs and knowledge that surround this herb.
The first education term at the Andrea Wolf Institute of Jineolojî was named for Şehîd Malda Kosa, a member of Jineolojî who was killed in an Islamic State attack one year ago today. In her honour, we chose this day to release this brochure. It explores the meaning and content of revolutionary education from the […]
On self-defence Self-defence means existence. Without it we cannot survive, we cannot be. To understand self-defence we must know: What do we mean by “self”? What do we mean by “defence”? The self has a universal basis, as part of the whole, of the entire universe. If the self, in understanding, in feeling, only encompasses […]