Grudova’s humorous, amorous, and surprising gothic stories

I had my doubts about writing on a book which has not been translated into Turkish; nonetheless, hoping that it would lead to the...

Femihat Answers: The streets are ours, what about profanity?

Hello, Femihat. My question for you constitutes an ongoing dilemma for me. I’m aware of the importance of language and I pay attention to...

Our existence is resistance: Hayriye Kara of KAOS GL tells the significance of the...

The decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention, although a snap decision, was not unexpected. After the decision to withdraw from the convention, we...

The struggle of women healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic*

Since care services are considered an extension of domestic work and are often performed by women; women healthcare workers’ emotional labor intensifies. The sources...

Why do women artists still exist?

I still think of art as a coffee house where naive, cool, nerd and isolated men hang out. Inside, there are amazing artists as...

What does crying tell us?

Just like all the other cliches about womanhood and manhood, sayings such as “women cry over everything”, “men don’t cry” are also banal. And...

(Is there anything) beyond the silent majority?

The kinds of jobs women hold are as important as the question of their employment now; the curation and placement of their public image...

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...

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...

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...

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