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.
So far, 11,804 fighters have died in the defense of Northern and Eastern Syria. New ones are added every day due to the attacks. The Council of the Families of Martyrs takes care of the relatives in eight committees and 199 municipalities.
Agricultural cooperatives created by women in 8 villages in Qamishlo grow products such as wheat and barley. In a year with good rainfall, women aim for an important harvest.
The Qamishlo Water Management has completed 16 drinking water projects since last year.
The Syria Free Women Foundation is preparing to introduce new projects to support women and children in 2023.
The Economic Committee of the North-East Syria manages 45 thousand acres of agricultural land through cooperatives which provide income for about a thousand women.
Women in Rojava improve economy Pointing out that the women have improved the economy in Rojava, Armanc Mihemed, executive of the Economy Committee of Kongra Star, said that they have achieved significant successes by realizing many projects.
Despite the simple capabilities under the capitalist economy, and the constant attacks of the occupier on the regions of northeast and Syria, the economic toil of women has bore fruit to good results during 2020, as they played a leading role in easing the economic crisis that the region suffer from.
Armanc Mohammed, head of the Women’s Economy of North and East Syria, evaluated their work during the past year and discussed the projects that had been implemented and the economic level that women had reached in North and East Syria. Armanc said that women had begun a revolution in the economic field and given color to the year 2020 with their efforts.
The Rojava revolution is under attack. Debbie Bookchin and Emre Şahin share their thoughts on this unique revolutionary process after recently visiting the region.
The Women's Economy Committee in Hasakah, northeastern Syria, promotes women’s economic empowerment by developing projects that serve women, preserving women’s rights and preventing women’s exploitation.
Despite the embargo and attacks, grassroots democratic women's structures in Rojava continue to work on building a self-managed women's economy. This is intended to ensure self-sufficiency and empower women.
In the context of the community initiatives undertaken by the people of northern and eastern Syria, “Lavin” sewing workshop produces 500 pieces of medical scrubs on a daily basis as an aid to doctors and hospitals.
The House of Co-operatives has initiated a project of building a bakery in Girkê Legê to satisfy people's need for bread.