How Militarily Equipped are Women Guerrillas?-2005

Devika

‘War’s unwomanly face’ is the title of a Russian translation. But the practice of women guerillas in the ongoing People’s War shows that war is very much in the nature of women. One kind of war is against the wishes of not only women but also the broad masses over the world. Another [...]

YPS-Jin to women of the world: ‘struggle is the only way’

Zehra Doğan/JINHA

MÊRDÎN – In a world where thousands of women are victims of male violence every year, there is no choice but struggle, according to YPS-Jin (Women’s Civil Defense Units) member Dünya Sterk. She called YPS-Jin’s struggle an “internationalist struggle against the masculine system.”

The town of Nusaybin, in Mardin province in Northern [...]

Armed group Women’s Freedom Force declared in Turkey

NEWS CENTER – A group called the Women’s Freedom Force has declared its existence in Turkey with a statement. “This text is the declaration of the Women’s Freedom Force, the fighting force of women who for thousands of years have raised the flag of rebellion against the exploitative order,” the statement began. “The fundamental [...]

Interview with the World’s First Army of Women: YJA-STAR

Question: What is the story behind YJA-STAR and Kurdish women’s self-defence battalions?

Though the name YJA-Star was adopted in 2004, the process towards the militarization of women had begun much earlier. The deep contradiction within the sociological reality of Kurdistan and the strong participation of female comrades in the revolution has caused the issue [...]

The rebellion of the women in Turkey and Northern Kurdistan-MLKP

Since the brutal murder of Özgecan Aslan, a 20-year-old student by a driver in Mersin, Turkey, ten thousands of women in Turkey and Northern Kurdistan have been rebelling. In Mersin, Gazi antep, Ankara, Adana, Istanbul, Amed, Hakkari, Manisa, Aydın, Çanakkale, Şanlıurfa, Trabzon, Nusaybin, Siirt, Yüksekova, Doğubayazıt, Muş, Van, Ağrı, Derik and many other cities [...]

November 20, 2014-Against the family planning murders of women

Our Party blames the Chathisgarh government for the incident of failed family planning operations leading to the death of women in Pendari in Bilaspur. We severely condemn the conspiratorial and criminal negligence of the government towards the poor and the tribal people. We express condolence and sympathy to the families of the deceased and [...]

Women Martyrs of The Indian Revolution-Latehar Martyrs

Martyrdom : 17-03-2007

Comrade Lusiya Titayo, 3 yr old Beronica Titayo

Com. Lusiya belonged to the village Chormanda of Netarhat thana of Mahuatand prakhand of Latehar district She was raised in the Chormanda village. She was an adivasi and had embraced Christianity. Since her father Joseph Titayo’s economic condition was not good, he [...]

Women Martyrs of The Indian Revolution -Tapasi Malik

Martyrdom : 18-12-2006

The West Bengal government had given hundreds of acres of land belonging to the peasants for Tata Motors factory in Singur, without even bothering to give the peasants any proper compensation. This led to a militant agitation against Tata Motors and the Left-front government, particularly against the CPM which is [...]

Women Martyrs of The Indian Revolution-Comrade Sanni Potami (Soni)

Martyrdom : 05-08-2008

Com. Soni was a member of the Company-4 in Gadchiroli. She died on August 5, 2008 with illness. The PLGA had bid her a teary farewell with all revolutionary honors. Soni was born in Korseli village of Gangalur area in Bijapur district. She was just 19 when she died. Her [...]

Women Martyrs of The Indian Revolution-Comrade Modiyam Mangli (Sunitha)

Martyrdom : 9-08-2008

Com. Mangli (19) was born in Peda Korma village. She was the third child out of five children of Modiyam Buchhal and Lakhmi. Even as a child Mangli used to attend the various meetings along with her elder sister and mother. She studied till 5th standard in her village primary [...]