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Yeşim Dinçer

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30 September 1936: Sevgi Soysal, the joy of our rebellion

Born in Istanbul on 30 September 1936, Sevgi Soysal was the third of six children of an architect-bureaucrat father and a German mother. Her first story book, Tutkulu Perçem (Passionate Forelock) (), was first...

8 March 1996: Roza, the first feminist Kurdish women’s magazine, is out

Feminist magazine Roza, which revolts against the specific and violent oppressions faced by Kurdish women, was launched in March 1996. Roza had adopted a stance that is independent both of Kurdish political parties and...

“Sexual violence has been used as a strategic weapon also against the Yazidi women”...

The work group comprised of Şahika Yüksel, Suzan Saner, Ayşe Devrim Başterzi, Zerrin Oğlağu and İsrafil Bülbül has been granted the Association for Women in Psychology (AWP) publication award with their article on Yazidi...

Homo sapiens 2.0 and bio attack in Margaret Atwood’s novel

Margaret Atwood is an author who keeps her distance from genetic and biomedical engineering. In Oryx and Crake she created a not-too-distant fictional world under the rule of the monopolies where scientific research goes...