Women’s Agricultural Association in Serekaniye

This was a Women’s Agricultural Association in Serekaniye which had 122 members and cultivated barley on 1,700 acres of land. The agricultural co-operative is believed to have been shut down during or after the Turkish military invasion and occupation in October 2019. The aim of the association was to help the living situation and develop the capabilities of women.

How Turkey’s Anti-Kurdish Crackdowns Threaten Women Across the Middle East

This article analyzes women’s political representation in Kurdish-majority regions of Turkey before and after the 2019 crackdown on elected mayors from the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), as well as women’s political representation in the Syrian region of Serekaniye (Ras al-Ain) before and after Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring.