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Northeast Syrian women to participate in meetings on tribal matters

Some women in the autonomous, Kurdish-led statelet welcome the move.
Kurdish women wearing traditional clothes dance during a celebration for Kurdish outfit day in the northeast Syrian Kurdish city of Qamishli Syria March 10, 2016. REUTERS/Rodi Said  - GF10000340960

Women in northeast Syria are now allowed to participate in social meetings pertaining to political and tribal matters.

One female Syriac Christian official in the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria that governs the area welcomed the new move, saying it counters centuries of women being sidelined in the region.

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