Non-territorial autonomy and gender equality: The case of the autonomous administration of north and east Syria - Rojava

  title={Non-territorial autonomy and gender equality: The case of the autonomous administration of north and east Syria - Rojava},
  author={Rosa Burç},
  journal={Filozofija I Drustvo},
  • Rosa Burç
  • Published 2020
  • Political Science
  • Filozofija I Drustvo
The Kurdish-led autonomous entity called Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (NES) – also known as Rojava – considers women’s liberation an imperative condition for shaping a democratic society. The practice of autonomy in NES shares strong resemblances with NonTerritorial Autonomy (NTA) models; however, it introduces a novelty in the role of women as active agents in building a plurinational democracy. This paper examines (1) the intellectual and political origins of the… 
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