We hope that the international community will end its silence on the Turkish occupation of Afrin.
The people of our region do not work together because of fear, threats, or any other external factor, but rather because of a shared dream of peace, stability and coexistence.
Women are often the peacemakers — not the makers — of war. So the women of Northeast Syria have been tireless participants, working toward democracy. They see their participation in the struggle for democracy as a key to their liberation.
Our international attention has turned away from ISIS as a threat. But this is premature.