A women’s village – level 1

18-04-2023 07:00

Jinwar is a village in northeast Syria. It is a safe place for women.

Workers build the village in 2018. The village has 30 houses. Women and children live there together. There are 20 families. The village has a school, a training academy, and a bakery. Women grow crops in fields. No men can live in Jinwar, but they can visit their families. Boys can live with their mothers until they get married.

When there is a war, women and children always suffer the most. Women in Jinwar work during the day and sing and dance at night. They have their own goals and dreams. Nobody controls them. They become stronger. They do not just do chores at home anymore.

Difficult words: crop (a plant which a farmer grows), suffer (to have a hard time), chore (a job which someone must do at home).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What initiatives have been developed in Jinwar to empower women and help them reach their goals?


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