Turkey, Bakur, Kurdistan, cooperatives, coops

Cooperatives: an Alternative against Labour Exploitation

AMED – The Mesopotamya Youth Research Centre Textile Cooperative was launched in 2015 in Diyarbakir [Amed]. The cooperative is working collectively against labour exploitation, and is specifically geared towards women. The textile cooperative is attracting attention with its activities for young people, culture and arts, sports and vocational courses and communal living. They have opened a workshop
Van, Kurdistan, Turkey, Bakur, cooperatives, women, jineoloji

The Cooperatives of Van, a Model in Development [17.10.15]

In the east of Turkey, next to Iran, we find the province Van [Wan]. Here, the Kurdish movement is developing several projects, including cooperatives for the production and distribution of local food products. These cooperatives are backed by the Economic Commission of the Congress for a Social Democracy (DTK). Some of its objectives consist in