Defending the Istanbul Convention is women’s struggle for the right to life!

We know that the main intention here is not only to make LGBTI+ people the focus of violence, but also to naturalize the discrimination...

Remnants of Abuse

It may take many years for women to comprehend whether or not the attention they had received from the teachers, who are well-informed about...

Frankenstein and the Birth Myth

Mary Shelly who became a mother during her teenage years through an extramarital affair was the first author to introduce birth to fiction 200...

Checklist for womanhood: on marriage and motherhood

Society presents marriage and motherhood to women not as personal choices but as goals to achieve, and this sometimes causes women to give up...

14 February 2009: Satı Korkmak was killed on Valentine’s Day

Satı Korkmak was smothered with a television cable by his husband Hasan Korkmak on 14th of February 2009. Feminists were involved in Satı’s case when...

From conservative Jewish family circles to Women’s Circle of women’s liberation movement

On April 5, 2019, we conversed with Stella Ovadia on her history and testimonies about how she became a feminist as part of the...

Discursively constructed maternity

Women who have internalized patriarchy, in order to secure their status and lives –perhaps as an obligation– have to have children. Women who have...

Why does the number of women who are interested in computer science gradually decrease?

According to a research published in 1999 there is an extremely logical explanation as to why women cannot be engineers: simply because they cannot. Their...

6 March 2004: “We want shelters not graves” demonstration

After Güldünya Tören’s death, who was raped by a relative and got pregnant and then killed following the decision taken by her family, 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,...

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