Sign In / Up

Add contribution as a guest

Your email will not be displayed publicly
Benefit of signing in/signing up to personalize comment

Comment as a guest

Your email will not be displayed publicly
Benefit of signing in/signing up to personalize comment

Login

Not a member Register   Forgot Password
or connect using
 

Email

 

Rudaw

Business

Halabja women compete against male-dominated market

By Rudaw 9/4/2017
-
Some 20 women in Halabja have opened a new venue to sell their products one day in a week directly to their customers, in an apparent competition against the male-dominated market.

Working for women in Halabja’s public places has increased but remain very limited as of now. 

These women make decoration material as they recycle used objects, to be sold  in Halabja’s weekly market.

"I visited many shops wanting to purchase the things, but the amount they were willing to pay was not what I wanted," Shoxan Jamal,of the women said. "They wanted to buy them for less and sell them for a lot more . Hence, it is better to sell them directly for less to people."

Halabja Women Group opened the weekly market so the women of the city can sell their products there. The place is used by the sellers for free, conditioned that they keep the prices lower than the market. 


Shilan Sdiq, who co-organized the weekly market, said that the women can have the flexibility to make the products, and find market for them by themselves. 

"It is better to have one day in a week than having it every daym," Sdiq said, "People will be excited to turn to the market. We have handmade products. Sellers can have time to make things again and come here to sell them.

Sellers in this market have to be women. Men can only be buyers here. 

Be Part of Your Rudaw!

Share your stories, photos and videos with Rudaw, and quite possibly the world.

What You Say

Andrew | 2/19/2018 2:23:55 PM
Just another outright lie spewed from the evil mouthpiece of the Corrupt Criminal Convicted Felon Fascist Islamist Erdogan's Government which is...
Pkks real intention | 2/19/2018 2:25:42 PM
Thats why nobody want this pkk if you look to their supporters we see their real racist intention its not tolerance its fighting all people in middel...
Ankara using ‘legitimate right of self-defense’ in Afrin, Turkish FM tells MSC
| yesterday at 08:50 | (3)
Kek | 2/19/2018 2:01:14 PM
Finally something alittle more touching on what this is likely to be mainly due to. The Turks are "afraid" of loosing out on oil and gas revenue...
Kek | 2/19/2018 2:11:33 PM
Well previous stated along with that they're killing two birds with one stone now, prevent oil/gas revenue loss. Kill some more kurds, use the syrian...
Pro-Syrian regime convoy moves from Aleppo toward Afrin
| 10 hours ago | (4)
question mark | 2/19/2018 12:23:55 PM
A M E R I C A...............W A K E UP......
activist | 2/19/2018 2:09:22 PM
washington, russians, arabs, turks etc ..all of them on are iranian payroll...why shouldnt kurds do the same?? what are we?? freaking saints???????
Iran will help mend Erbil-Baghdad relations, top Tehran aide tells Masum
| 22 hours ago | (4)
iran akbar | 2/19/2018 1:44:06 PM
iran all over the place. droning israel. proxies the entire region. takes over central america, cuba, blows up oil ships outside chinas caost....
Iran FM Zarif: Everyone should respect Syria's sovereignty
| 23 hours ago | (1)

Elsewhere on Rudaw

Pro-Syrian regime convoy moves from Aleppo toward Afrin 10 hours ago | (4)

Pro-Syrian regime convoy moves from Aleppo toward Afrin

Turkey accelerates Afrin assault to cut Kurdish more
New portion of Erbil’s 120 Meter Road officially opens 13 hours ago |

New portion of Erbil’s 120 Meter Road officially opens

The $440 million road will be the longest in more
Mattis unsure who directed Syria attack, but Russians were involved 15 hours ago |

Mattis unsure who directed Syria attack, but Russians were involved

"Was it local direction? Was it from external more
1.047 seconds