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...

Women’s labor in times of crises: From strategies of capital’s profitability to strategies for...

We indeed understand better during periods of crises that capitalism is grounded in patriarchy. We face one of the most visible effects of it...

Common Wrongs and Facts about AKP’s* Women Employment Policies

The state is not obliged to find employment for everyone; women as well can participate in activities to support women’s entrepreneurship and become self-employed...

11 April 1930: The first rally of the Turkish Women Union, a history of...

The association which was initially founded on June 16, 1923 as the Women's People Party and later changed to Turkish Women Union (as women's...

Boğaziçi is resisting – 4

Protests against the appointed rector at Boğaziçi University are continuing for over a month now. During these protests, which found support both inside and...

How we get married, how we get divorced / Part 1

I started this research to create a space for women to share their divorce experiences, and how they reflect on these processes. During the...

On good guys…

So, did you ever pose a threat to the dominion of "good guys" or voiced your ideas which confront theirs? In short, did you...

Division of Domestic Work: Sociological and Introspective Ruminations

I am doing the cleaning at home by myself. I am doing more cleaning every week. My dear, what am I doing? We divide domestic...

4 February 1983: The 4th Page of Somut Magazine

Somut (Concrete) magazine is a periodical publication of the Writers’ Cooperative (Yazko) which was active in the period of September 12 . It is...

16 December 2014: The Yasemin Çakal case starts

On 10 July 2014, in an attempt to protect herself and her child, Yasemin killed her ex-husband Özkan Kaymaklı, who systematically subjected her to...

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