An economic project for women set up by Dêrik Municipality, Çarçêla Rrestaurant only has women workers and offers only traditional dishes. Most restaurants in the city offer only fast food and employ only men. Now, seven women run the Çarçêla restaurant.
The Women’s Office of Municipal Councils in the Cizîrê region has started the construction of buildings to provide safe space for women as part of its ‘Nûjiyan (English: New Life)’ project. “The door of Nûjiyan will be open to all women.”
North and East Syrian Dêrik People’s Municipality Co-mayor Bêrivan Hisên says the number of women working for the municipality has increased since the revolution in Rojava, adding, “Women municipal workers are more successful than men.