Al-Muabbada (Arabic: المعبدة; Kurdish: Girkê Legê, Classical Syriac: ܡܥܒܕܗ) is a town in the Qamişlo Canton, in the Jazira Region of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria.
According to the 2004 census, Al-Muabbada had a population of 15,759. The majority of the residents are Kurds, with a large Arab minority.
According to the Kurdish news agency “Rudaw”, Hafez al-Assad’s Ba’athist Party changed the name of the town to Al-Muabbada.
It was the sixth city of Rojava (Western Kurdistan) to announce liberation as part of the Rojava Revolution.
Women's movement Kongreya Star is a motor for the development of women's cooperation and the economic independence of women in North and East Syria.
The Kurdish umbrella organisation Kongreya Star supports various cooperatives in Rojava in which women work autonomously and thus stand up for themselves and the community at the same time. There are now 16 new cooperatives in Cizîrê despite the war.
The House of Co-operatives in Girkê Legê district seeks to establish more co-operative societies in order to promote the principle of the participatory economy and to consolidate social ties among all groups of society.
The House of Co-operatives has initiated a project of building a bakery in Girkê Legê to satisfy people's need for bread.
The bakery project will be finished in a few months, and once it’s ready it will be supervised by a co-operative society that includes families of martyrs.
The year 2016 was characterised by the advance of economic projects that aimed to improve the communal economy in Rojava, especially the projects that were connected to women.
Eleven people participated in the co-operative. The price for a share is 60,000 SYP.