“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...

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...

4 February 1983: The 4th Page of Somut Magazine

Somut (Concrete) magazine is a periodical publication of the Writers’ Cooperative (Yazko) which was active in the period of September 12 . It is...

13 January 1993: Feminists from Turkey campaign against mass rape in Bosnia

A group of feminist women came together in January 1993 to discuss tens of thousands of rape assults by Serbian soldiers in various regions...

Is Boğaziçi University Sexual Harassment Prevention Office (CİTÖK) de facto being shut down? /...

Boğaziçi University Sexual Harassment Prevention Office (CİTÖK) which has been active since 2012 has been frozen last week after the coordinator of the office...

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