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...

Common Wrongs and Facts about AKP’s* Women Employment Policies

The state is not obliged to find employment for everyone; women as well can participate in activities to support women’s entrepreneurship and become self-employed...

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...

30 September 1936: Sevgi Soysal, the joy of our rebellion

Born in Istanbul on 30 September 1936, Sevgi Soysal was the third of six children of an architect-bureaucrat father and a German mother. Her...

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...

Remnants of Abuse

It may take many years for women to comprehend whether or not the attention they had received from the teachers, who are well-informed about...

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...

Why does the number of women who are interested in computer science gradually decrease?

According to a research published in 1999 there is an extremely logical explanation as to why women cannot be engineers: simply because they cannot. Their...

Women’s labor in times of crises: From strategies of capital’s profitability to strategies for...

We indeed understand better during periods of crises that capitalism is grounded in patriarchy. We face one of the most visible effects of it...

Her rapist*

The reason why women in the society have been feeling “dirty”, remaining in silence and putting the blame on themselves for years is actually...

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