We are not so desperate in the face of HPV, whose name we hear frequently these days and when we hear, we do not know what to do. It’s the misinformation that scares us. Human Papilloma Virus, aka HPV, is the nightmare of women today. There is at least one...
The General Criminal Assembly of the Supreme Court of Appeals decision read that Orhan Munis committed the murder of Hatice Kaçmaz without premeditation, and due to an “emotional breakdown and with an instant rage” because he was rejected by her. The decision passed with 5 votes against the 14...
“Kurdish women are punished both for their general political activities and their engagement with the advancement of women’s rights. If I were to give just one example about myself, I was sentenced to 22 years 3 months in prison for advocating for a matrilineal system in my speeches, which...
“The methods of struggle brought by the oppression periods may be different, but why can’t movements that have experience of waging a struggle by forming coalitions organize about the demand for peace even when there is no official process?” Güley Bor, Güneş Daşlı and Nisan Alıcı from Research Association for...
Capitalists embraced the immediate solutions to the pandemic and among them the sacrifices expected from women to ensure the continuity of the cycles of capital accumulation. It is beneficial for them to further normalize those solutions. The Covid-19 pandemic destabilized many of the assumptions about patriarchal capitalism. It revealed that...
Ernaux travels through French history pivoting on the objects, images, words, dinner tables, and clothes of her personal memory. The Years by Annie Ernaux is first and foremost a remarkably original text. Ernaux, who has penned an autobiographical text before, has constructed an autobiographical narrative that she considers to be...
As Turkey turns into a country of immigration, it is more important than ever for feminists to re-determine the fight against poverty and patriarchy with an inclusive and egalitarian discourse. The deep crisis we are going through has made women’s poverty one of the main issues of the feminist struggle....
The question that animates the book Bir Avazda: Hamilelik Söyleşileri : What does it mean to carry a human being inside? During her pregnancy coinciding with COVID-19, Rita Ender, while thinking about this question and about what it feels like to be pregnant, she decided to start from the...
We are constantly being advised to ignore our lives under the name of motherhood and to live a life devoted to our children by ignoring our own needs as if loving our children is such a thing. I do not have a mother. It’s been years without her. When I...
Alimony is a confession: It is the disclosure that women’s unpaid labor in marriage empowers men, while weakens and impoverishes women, and that men are in women’s debt for their labor. Marriage and divorce appear to be opposites at first glance. But there is a much more complex relationship between...