Earth Day Celebration with Zulal Kalkandelen

On April 22, UmAy Instagram hosted Zulal Kalkandelen, a well-known journalist and animal-rights activist. The online talk was moderated by Gunes Deren, our UmAy volunteer from Istanbul. Kalkandelen’s dedication to the ecological movement, her provocative...

Welcoming More Stories

We are happy to have hosted Sara on Sunday the 15th and began listening to her story of multiple successes and resilience. Sara comes from a mixed family (Palestinian and Syrian) in which many familial narratives of loss and displacement still linger wherever she...

Some Summer News from Umay

After Nermin’s return with her colorful dresses and masks, UmAy has begun regaining its dynamism and joy despite the hot humid summer days. We are working in the house, the garden, storage units, fences, picking the ripe fruits, discussing the current local and...

شكراً لNatMes

There are times when good intentions, dreams, and sharing ideas and ideals are not enough to get an international women’s initiative going. You need dedicated volunteers. You need people with good budgeting skills and the determination to fundraise. However, in our...

أصوات و صمت

Dear UmAy Supporters  and Volunteers, Following the advice of local and national authorities regarding the corona-virus, we decided to limit our interactions and communications online, and we are currently working from home. We feel safe, healthy, and calm, and...
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