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About Kimmie Taylor

Kimmie Taylor joined Kurdish forces known as the YPJ in March last year. She is the first known woman from the UK to successfully travel to Syria to join the fight against Daesh.

Articles by Kimmie Taylor

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Women on the front at Raqqa: an interview with Kimmie Taylor

What is the reality of war like for the women of Rojava as they advance on Raqqa? Kimmie Taylor from Britain is on the frontline and puts us in the picture.

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