Third jineoloji camp in Alicante
The third jineoloji camp in Spain was held in Alicante, Valencia, between 7 and 13 July. The camp was dedicated to the internationalist revolutionary Legerin Çiya, who fell a martyr in Rojava in 2018.
The third jineoloji camp in Spain was held in Alicante, Valencia, between 7 and 13 July. The camp, jointly organized by the Jineoloji Academy, Women Defend Rojava Murcia and the 'Legerina Azadi' Solidarity Platform in Valencia, was dedicated to Legerin Çiya (Alina Sanchez), the Argentinian doctor who fell a martyr in Rojava in 2018. Around 30 women attended the camp. They were coming from Women Defend Rojava (WDR) Madrid Committee, Legerina Azadi Valencia, Jineoloji Collective from Granada, Sindicat d'Habitage and Feminismo Comunitario.
The camp started with a presentation on Legerin Çiya's life and her contribution to internationalism.
On the second day of the camp, the documentary xwebun, prepared by Sarah Handelman (Sara Dorşin), who fell a martyr in the air attack carried out by the Turkish state against Medya Defense Areas on 7 April 2019, was screened and a presentation on jineology was made. The methodology followed by jineoloji, free coexistence with the mother goddess culture were among the most discussed topics. In the evening, the women who lost their lives while fighting for freedom in different parts of the world were told. In addition, a slide show featuring pictures of martyrs of the Kurdish women's movement was held.
The third day of the camp continued with a workshop titled 'The effect of the special war methods of capitalist modernity on women's quest for freedom'. On the fourth day, the democratic confederalism model was presented.
The participants said that the world women's confederalism proposal of the Kurdish women's movement is in place and that they will work to deliver it to all women in their region. In the evening of the same day, the experience of Jinwar women's village was presented.
A group of representatives of the Mapuche, Aimara and Qechua indigenous peoples of Latin America also attended the camp on the last day and talked about the history of social struggles in their lands.