rfi

On air
  • RFI English Live
  • RFI French Live
International report
rss itunes

The role of Syria’s Kurdish women - Kobane Pt.1

By Filip Warwick

In 2015 the northern Syrian city of Kobane made world news when the Islamic State armed group surrounded it. During the four month battle, many women from the armed female Kurdish units died defending the city. In a five-part series about the Kurdish women of Syria, Filip Warwick has this report from Kobane.

Ukraine elections: Television comedian is unlikely frontrunner

Didier Drogba shares his enthusiasm for Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi

Senegal sends its largest team to compete in Special Olympics

Nigerian-American fashion designer visits migrants in Calabria

Thousands of women march 10,000 km across India for their rights

Entrepreneurs turn India's largest slum into a thriving business region