9 June 2009: European Court of Human Rights’ historic decision against male violence: Nahide...

ECtHR penalized Turkey on June 9, 2009 for not protecting Nahide Akgün (Opuz) from male violence. With this decision, for the first time, a...

31 December 2008: Another Purple Needle demonstration in Taksim at New Year’s Eve

On 31 December 2008, feminist women handed out purple needles, symbols of struggle against sexual harassment and assault, in Taksim (İstiklal Street), and said,...

Çatlak Zemin is at 17th Istanbul Biennial!

Project by Çatlak Zemin opens at the Pera Museum as part of the Istanbul Biennial.  Merve Elveren and Çağla Özbek invited Çatlak Zemin to...

Boğaziçi is resisting

Since the 1st of January, protests against Melih Bulu, who was appointed as a trustee to Boğaziçi University, are continuing both inside and outside...

The Lost Daughter: Under the crushing weight of responsibilities and the shadow of selfishness

What Leda sees in Nina is not just a motherhood experience, but one that is denied or ignored by everyone in the world. The film...

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...

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...

Feminist research at the intersection of immigration and gender / Interview with Emel Coşkun...

Feminist Window Feminist research at the intersection of immigration and gender / Interview with Emel Coşkun and Selmin Kaşka Cemile Gizem Dinçer / 2022, April 9   We...

“They can no longer break this resistance” / Interview with Canan Arın

Following the withdrawal of the signature from the Istanbul Convention at midnight, many women’s organizations, bar associations and political parties filed a lawsuit at...

Purple Economy for Equality

Just as Green Economy identifies ecological sustainability as a prerequisite for welfare, Purple Economy underlines the importance of the labor of care for personal...

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