Brussels and the Hague became purple

Thousands of women marched to mark 25 November in the Belgian capital Brussels while a seminar was held in the Hague, the Netherlands.

A march was organized in the Belgian capital Brussels to mark 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Thousands of women gathered in Gare Centraal Square and made the city purple.

The march organized by the European Kurdish Women's Movement (KJK-E), Socialist Women's Union (SBP), feminist women's movements and thousands of socialist and anarchist women, chanted slogans in their own language.

The women held a rally at the main station square.

Following the speeches highlighting the importance of the struggle against violence against women, the rally ended with the slogan “Jin, jiyan, azadi”.


A seminar was organized in the Hague, the Netherlands, as part of the November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The seminar organized by TJK-E and DKTM started with a minute's silence.

The TJK-E representatives drew attention to the importance of the women's struggle and evaluated the women's freedom struggle and the organisation of women.