Hundreds of women took to the streets of Kobanê to protest against murders of women.
They gathered and marched in the streets of Kobane to protest against male domination and the killing of women, in response to a call from Kongreya Star, the confederation of women’s organizations in North and East Syria.
Representatives of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) and the Democratic Union Party (PYD) also joined the protest organised by Kongreya Star.
The women marched to the Sirin People’s Municipality and held a minute’s silence there.
Speaking here on behalf of the women, Kongreya Star member Nuha Hesen said: “Two children have been killed within a week, this is unacceptable, we have to prevent the murder of women and children.”
Firyaz Berkel, President of the Euphrates Region Women’s Committee, spoke later and said: “When the revolution in Rojava started on 19 July, it was also a turning point for women in the region.”
She stated that one of the reasons Rojava is being attacked is to hinder the progress of women in the Middle East. She emphasized a unified struggle of women against the killing women.
The march ended with women chanting slogans.