Melisa Kesmez’s Nohut Oda

"After his mother, now I am next in line; he is demanding from me that which will keep him alive. Although the face of a...

9 June 2009: European Court of Human Rights’ historic decision against male violence: Nahide...

ECtHR penalized Turkey on June 9, 2009 for not protecting Nahide Akgün (Opuz) from male violence. With this decision, for the first time, a...

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)...

A tale as old as time: misogyny and humor

Misogyny, deep-seated in history for thousands of years, is related to anger, mistrust, jealousy, and hatred against women’s bodily capacities and overlaps with the...

My early menopause story: Making one’s way through the darkness

I am curious to what I owe the umbrage that I feel towards going through menopause in my thirties which my peers will experience...

A must of plazas: “The institution of the older brother”

The domination over the labor and bodies of women in the business world consists of the most sinister form of discrimination. In corporations "the...

The Lost Daughter: Under the crushing weight of responsibilities and the shadow of selfishness

What Leda sees in Nina is not just a motherhood experience, but one that is denied or ignored by everyone in the world. The film...

A far-too-long and extremely boring story of a surname

The next thing I knew was that my struggle to be myself was actually an attempt to avoid suffocating in the sea of surnames...

All workers are called to femininity

In today’s labor regime, the labor market does not expect the rules of work life to be carried into non-work life; it expects that...

Checklist for womanhood: on marriage and motherhood

Society presents marriage and motherhood to women not as personal choices but as goals to achieve, and this sometimes causes women to give up...

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