Under the slogan "Free Women's Union Is a Guarantee for Democratic Syria," on June 14, the Founding Conference of the Women's Council in the North and East of Syria was held.
The Conference was attended by women from various components of the Kurds, Arabs, Syriacs, Armenians, Chechens, Circassians and Turkmens, as well as a delegation from Başûr (South Kurdistan) which included 13 women.
On their impressions of the Conference, a number of South Kurdistan women who attended the Conference spoke to the Hawar news agency (ANHA).
'Council is an opportunity to unite women throughout Kurdistan'
Dr. Rezan Ahmed Ardi, the Representative of the Kuran Movement said that their participation in the Conference aimed at supporting the establishment of the Women's Council in North and East Syria, adding, "The areas of north and east of Syria are witnessing more of the regulation. The Founding Conference of the Women's Council in North and East Syria will be a key link in the unification of all women. The establishment of the Council will be a good example for all women in the Middle East, especially the women of South Kurdistan."
She also referred of the Turkish occupation state's attacks against the areas of Başûr Kurdistan, and said in this regard, "All women in Kurdistan should take the Council of Women an example for themselves and address the Turkish state's attacks through it. Women in the Middle East should support this Council. We hope that the Council's activities will not be limited to the regions of northern and eastern Syria, even extend and achieve the unity of women throughout the Middle East."
The Representative of the Freedom Movement, Opera Jala, stressed the importance of establishing the Women's Council for all women in the region, "The organization of women in the north and east of Syria provides Başûr women with a lot of morale and pride. The victories achieved by women in northern and eastern Syria have attracted the attention of all women in the world. Therefore, the eyes of women around the world are moving towards the steps that women are taking in northern and eastern Syria."