Sacred tales of motherhood or creating our own story

We are constantly being advised to ignore our lives under the name of motherhood and to live a life devoted to our children by...

A short note on divorce and alimony

Alimony is a confession: It is the disclosure that women’s unpaid labor in marriage empowers men, while weakens and impoverishes women, and that men...

Does the state pay alimony?

We read from the news in the media in recent days that the AKP is once again working to limit women’s right to alimony....

Kışanak speaks out from prison: “Those on the outside must look out for those...

Together with our differences, if we prioritize the principle of “joint struggle”, we can constitute a stronger women’s struggle. We need to act by...

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...

Transient labor: women on migration routes / Interview with Gülay Toksöz

Gülay Toksöz’s latest book titled “Emanet Emek: Göç Yollarında Kadınlar” was published by Dipnot Publishing House in 2021. Our interview with Toksöz revolved...

“Rosa Luxemburg held her ground as a woman in ‘a man’s world’” / Interview...

Women's movements contain features that approach Luxemburg's description like spontaneity and philosophy of revolution, both in terms of organization and agency. The foreword to Rosa...

What does the transformation in the household structure of Turkey mean for women?

The number of people living alone in Turkey is increasing rapidly. In 2006, 6.1% of all households comprised people living alone. In 2020, this...

Fatmagül Yörük’s request for arrest: The definition of “injustice” in legal texts

Will women’s demand for rights be met in the system by a prosecutor or judge “doing her/his job well”, “taking initiative”, “good-hearted”, “making an...

“ILO 190 provides women workers an international assurance” / Interview with Feryal Saygılıgil and...

The Convention strengthens the women workers’ hand in the fight against sexual violence and harassment in the workplace. It provides an international assurance. It...

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