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We, the women, will abide by the motto: “if not pushed, no dictator will...

“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...

Kışanak speaks out from prison: “Those on the outside must look out for those...

Together with our differences, if we prioritize the principle of “joint struggle”, we can constitute a stronger women’s struggle. We need to act by knowing that the country has entered a dangerous corner in...

“Women’s fertility is always a topic of social order” / An interview with Hilal...

I.B. Tauris published The Politics of the Female Body in Contemporary Turkey: Reproduction, Maternity, Sexuality during the summer of 2021. We spoke to Hilal Alkan, one of the co-editors of the book alongside Ayşe...

Our existence is resistance: Hayriye Kara of KAOS GL tells the significance of the...

The decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention, although a snap decision, was not unexpected. After the decision to withdraw from the convention, we have seen and continue to see that hate speech against...

“No attack can ever end women’s solidarity”: Conversation with women from the Foundation for...

Throwing the Istanbul Convention into question in such a way –a convention which offers a very broad and comprehensive framework regarding the combat against violence against women and explains in detail the obligations of...

Is Boğaziçi University Sexual Harassment Prevention Office (CİTÖK) de facto being shut down? /...

Boğaziçi University Sexual Harassment Prevention Office (CİTÖK) which has been active since 2012 has been frozen last week after the coordinator of the office has been forced to take unpaid leave. We have conversed...

Pink Life LGBTI+ Solidarity Association: “The decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention is...

This heedless mind is feeding upon a knowledge which assumes that attacking and isolating the LGBTI+ people is a very easy thing. What they are overlooking is that LGBTI+ movement, on the contrary to...

Women of Mor Çatı (Purple Roof) discuss what the Istanbul Convention means for combating...

We know that despite all the attacks, we will continue our struggle by learning from our solidarity until we have the lives we dream of.  Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention was sudden yet not...

Çatlak Zemin is now available in English!

Çatlak Zemin is a website which has been maintained voluntarily by a group of feminists since 2016. This group is composed of women from Turkey who live in different cities of Turkey and abroad. Çatlak Zemin was...