27 May 1995: Saturday People/Mothers are at the Galatasaray Square!

Enforced disappearance through which the state targets the political opponents and aims at intimidating those who are left behind became systematized in Turkey in...

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...

All escapes start in the house / Interview with Sinem Taş

My Kaaba is Human is a photography project which features stories of people from all around the world. We conversed with Sinem Taş, the...

“Sexual violence has been used as a strategic weapon also against the Yazidi women”...

The work group comprised of Şahika Yüksel, Suzan Saner, Ayşe Devrim Başterzi, Zerrin Oğlağu and İsrafil Bülbül has been granted the Association for Women...

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...

From puberty to menopause: women’s health

The problem is not that women’s bodies are a matter of medicine. It’s rather that women’s bodies are not a matter of medicine beyond...

How are our lives shaped through the protocols of the Presidency of Religious Affairs...

For childcare and problems such as violence that women experience “in the family”, women are left to the devices of the Presidency of Religious...

21 November 1998: The first Assembly of Women’s Shelters

Mor Çatı Women’s Shelter Foundation (Purple Roof), founded in May 1990, opened its first women’s shelter in 1995. In the same period, “independent discussion...

13 March 1908: The machine breaker women workers in Uşak and the “Weaver Looting”

The Treaty of Baltalimanı signed between the Ottoman Empire and the UK in 1838 and the Tanzimat reforms of 1839 formed the legal basis...

“I have to feel up to come next year”: 9th Boğaziçi University Pride Parade

The trustee management appointed to Boğaziçi University in 2021 quickly shifted its focus to LGBTI+s, first the club was closed, an investigation was launched...

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