Kurdish Women: Overview
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“Kurdish women” are members of a non-state nation, the Kurds, who have lived since ancient times in their homeland, Kurdistan, a contiguous territory divided, since 1918, among the neighboring countries of Turkey (southeast), Iran (northwest), Iraq (north), and Syria (northeast). They also live in small and large communities scattered outsi…

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Mojab, Shahrzad, “Kurdish Women: Overview”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 20 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0104>
First published online: 2009



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