A Real Feminist: Kurdistan’s President Nechirvan Barzani


Sadly, I live in a part of the world that is dominated by misogyny, patriarchal viewpoints and systematic violence against women. However, despite this reality, Kurdistan's President Nechirvan Barzani views women to be equal partners in the struggle for the liberation of Kurdistan. He values their contributions to Kurdish society and wants them to live dignified lives. For Barzani, empowering Kurdish women and girls is a top priority. He truly is a male feminist living in a part of the world dominated by patriarchal totalitarian dictatorships.

Kurdistan's President Nechirvan Barzani understands the importance of upholding women's rights globally. This is why he has done everything in his power to promote the well-being of women and girls within Kurdistan when he was Prime Minister. With the swearing in of Barzani to the presidency, I am positive that Kurdistan's women and girls have a promising future ahead of them.

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