Refugee women’s poverty and opportunities for feminist struggle

As Turkey turns into a country of immigration, it is more important than ever for feminists to re-determine the fight against poverty and patriarchy...

A Feminist Jurisprudence Discussion: Themis’ blindfold or heroism’s legal mask? 

Contrary to popular belief, justice is not just an ideal, but a social necessity. Humans are simply the ones to fulfill this need. This...

The irresistible sagginess of my boobs and the unbearable lightness of not wearing bras

As the experts who are feeling sorry for us have become addicted to giving advice, my woman-mothers and I have already made peace with...

Marriage is a call for political action, so is divorce

When their lives meet with that of a man, women are expected to take a break from the life outside to undertake domestic chores,...

The woman who doesn’t give up on “focusing on women”: Şirin Tekeli

Even though she kept saying that she is a “shy feminist”, she was “the real deal” who was a trailblazer for many women across...

“No attack can ever end women’s solidarity”: Conversation with women from the Foundation for...

Throwing the Istanbul Convention into question in such a way –a convention which offers a very broad and comprehensive framework regarding the combat against...

22 December 2001: Women did not take #19MayMassacre sitting down

On 20 October 2000, hundreds of prisoners commenced a hunger strike to protest the F-Type prisons. On the 45th day of the hunger strike,...

The patriarchal state in Turkey and the Istanbul Convention

Almost all states today are patriarchal (and racist) as well as capitalist. But just as these states take different forms, the degree of gender...

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...

Who is afraid of HPV?

We are not so desperate in the face of HPV, whose name we hear frequently these days and when we hear, we do not...

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