Posts by Eleonora Gea Piccardi

The challenges of building the World Women’s Democratic Confederalism

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The program of the conference is intense and, through interventions from the stage and workshops, will focus on issues such as Nation-States’ violence on women, ecocide and the capitalist exploitation of women’s invisible labour, current “hot wars” and the creation of women’s fronts against them, collective responses to the growth…

The Challenges of a Kurdish Ecofeminist Perspective: Maria Mies, Abdullah Öcalan, and the Praxis of Jineolojî

Ecology, along with women’s liberation and radical democracy, is one of the major pillars of Democratic Confederalism, a new political paradigm developed by the Kurdish Freedom Movement through the voice of the PKK’s leader, Abdullah Öcalan. Scholars attribute the greening of the Kurdish agenda to the impact that the founder…