Actions and events were held in Shahba (Şehba), Damascus, Manbij (Minbiç), Raqqa (Reqa) and Al-Muabbada (Girkê Legê) in North East Syria for International Women’s Day on the 8 March.
In addition, Women’s Assembly of Afrin Canton launched an art exhibition, which included photographs of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Öcalan.
Kongreya Star members also gathered in the Serdem Camp in the Ehdas district of Afrin and distributed leaflets for 8 March. Women in their traditional clothes gathered and visited various organisations in the city.
A celebration was held as part of the 8 March events in Manbij’s Culture and Art Centre. The Martyrs’ Families Assembly and representatives of various organisations participated in the event.
Events also took place in Raqqa and Qamishli.