Women’s strikes, from factories to homes

Domestic labor and caretaking becomes a primary concern in countries where the welfare state is being dismantled, while women’s participation in the workforce remains...

So, they say when socialism comes, foreplay will be history…

From whichever side you look at it, there is a positive correlation between socialism and sexual satisfaction of women. Cecilia cannot help but cry as...

Rape on public transportation and the responsibilities of municipalities – 1

Considering the often-committed sex crimes on public transport, all municipalities should be able to prove that they have taken all necessary measurements and according...

In the shadow of obligations: Family planning and abortion

It is vital to consider family planning services within the framework of gender equality and develop a perspective that supports women. The right to...

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,...

1 August 2014: Istanbul Convention entered into force

Istanbul Convention (the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence) is the first most comprehensive and binding international...

Background to the Istanbul Convention dispute in Poland / An interview with Marta Lempart...

This interview with Marta Lempart, one the organizers of the Polish Women's Strike (Strajk Kobiet), took place at the WAVE (Women Against Violence Europe)...

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...

The Istanbul Convention Is Ours, We Are Not Giving It Up!

Women’s rights have been systematically targeted by the AKP regime since 2010. The roadmap for these attacks started with the abolishment of the Ministry...

Boğaziçi is resisting – 2

Protests against the appointed rector at Boğaziçi University are continuing. We, as Çatlak Zemin, are listening carefully to these protests. Today, we asked the...

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