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Kurdish women fight odds to broadcast on women’s rights

kurdiRadio Dange Nwe, founded and run by women in Halabja in northern Iraq, has literally been making waves in recent years. The program fights conservative ideas and helps refugee women discuss and solve their problems.

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31.10.2016 | 11:31

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Women in the News

Women in Saudi Arabia © Getty Images/AFP/F. Nureldine

Women in Saudi Arabia © Getty Images/AFP/F. Nureldine

Just a few days ago the UN agencies and international organizations urged people to join an appeal to end the war in Syria. Would their statement change something in Syria? Talks to resolve the Syrian crisis are scheduled for January 25. How about including women in the peace talks?

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24.01.2016 | 0:32

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Women in the News

peshmergaISIS is pretty much talked about if people are discussing terror attack. But a female Canadian soldier who fought with Kurds against ISIS said, “It is not what you expect.” Read her story here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.

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12.12.2015 | 11:43

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Comments of the Week

Refugee's wait for a first police check in a tent near the central train station in in Passau, southern Germany, on October 8, 2015. © AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHE        (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Refugees wait for a first police check in a tent near the central train station in in Passau, southern Germany, on October 8, 2015. © AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHE (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

The ordeal which the victims of ISIS had to go through, the refugees who were forced to run away from their homes by ISIS, and the effort to help them touch the heart of many people. Some of them are reflected in the comments given by our readers.

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01.12.2015 | 20:31

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Female peshmerga fighters against ‘Islamic State’

Kurdish Peshmerga female fighters march during combat skills training before being deployed to fight the Islamic State at their military camp in Sulaimaniya, northern Iraq September 18, 2014. © Reuters/Ahmed Jadallah

Kurdish Peshmerga female fighters march during combat skills training before being deployed to fight the Islamic State at their military camp in Sulaimaniya, northern Iraq September 18, 2014. © Reuters/Ahmed Jadallah

Shiwa left her home country Iran to fight against “Islamic State” because she believes their ideology goes totally against women’s rights. She feels it’s her duty to try to stop them. Listen to her story here!

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31.10.2015 | 3:37

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