A Feminist Political Economy of Domestic Murders of Women and Girls in Turkey

Whether these crimes are framed and represented as intimate partner violence, ordinary honour killings or customary killings, they all have material root causes that...

The Crisis of Care/Social Reproduction and Beyond

Shifting the attention from inside the family to outside, hence considering the matter merely from the point of view of capital results, as is...

Statement from the March 8, 21st Feminist Night March in Istanbul

On February 6, we woke up to a disastrous earthquake that caused serious destruction in 10 cities in Turkey. According to the official figures,...

16 July 1998: Muslim feminist Konca Kuriş was abducted by Hizbullah

On 16 July 1998, Muslim feminist Konca Kuriş was abducted by three gunmen from her house in Mersin, after her husband was overpowered. Worried...

6-7 September of Women, The Istanbul Pogrom

“I was 9 when the pogrom happened. We were living on the Emlak Street as it was called back then. I remember men shouting...

A tribute to Anne Sylvestre

On the 30th of November, a French female singer-songwriter passed away. Her name was Anne Sylvestre. In my imagination, she is a red and green hooded...

17 May 1987: March for Solidarity against Battering

In Istanbul, “March against Battering” was held as the first permitted and mass women’s protest after the 12 September 1980 military coup d’état. The...

Women’s labor, economic violence and how to get better?

Although economic violence is a widespread form of violence that renders women dependent and impoverished and underlies other forms of violence, historically, it has...

Feminism brings about a certain dose of unhappiness: A discussion over the “Bad Feminist’s...

As feminists who would like to take issue with the text "The Bad Feminist’s Manifesto", which was published on the website 5Harfliler a...

On Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto*

The original novelty and the exciting aspect of feminist strikes lies in their success to synthesize the struggle against patriarchy with the struggle against...

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