Qamishli, Syria, Nov. 6, 2018. Women can be seen as the Dooz civil society organization and the Sports Union of the Autonomous Administration attend a seminar to raise awareness on the importance of women's sports in the city of Qamishli in al-Hasakah, Northeastern Syria. The aim of the seminar is to change people's preconceptions of women in Northeastern Syria and remove obstacles from their course. The participants said that before 2011, women did not see progress and ethics in sports. The Youth and Sports Association of the Autonomous Administration regularly organizes sports activities and events in al-Hasakah, including purebred Arabian horse shows, al-Hasakah's first women's football tournament, a men's volleyball league, and a taekwondo tournament.