(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...

“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...

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,...

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,...

17 January 1998: Law on the Protection of the Family No. 4230 entered into...

The law on the Protection of the Family No. 4230 was adopted by the Turkish Grand National Assembly on 14 January 1998. It entered...

9 February 1995: “No to Virginity Testing” protest in front of the Directorate of...

Against the Ministry of National Education Directive on Secondary Education Discipline and Awards which authorizes school principals to demand the schoolgirls to undergo virginity...

24 December 2013: While women are being killed; women who face the risk of...

The male judiciary may make women’s revolt against male violence a subject of litigation. A case in point was the trial that Fatma Yürek...

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