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...

Frankenstein and the Birth Myth

Mary Shelly who became a mother during her teenage years through an extramarital affair was the first author to introduce birth to fiction 200...

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...

Why is the Istanbul Convention in the crosshairs?

The Istanbul Convention touches upon multiple aspects of the recent paradigm shift. It is important to tackle this global assault in its entirety, in...

“Sexual violence has been used as a strategic weapon also against the Yazidi women”...

The work group comprised of Şahika Yüksel, Suzan Saner, Ayşe Devrim Başterzi, Zerrin Oğlağu and İsrafil Bülbül has been granted the Association for Women...

Purple Economy for Equality

Just as Green Economy identifies ecological sustainability as a prerequisite for welfare, Purple Economy underlines the importance of the labor of care for personal...

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...

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...

What is academia to us?

The conservative-Islamist politics which coalesced in the structure of AKP (Justice and Development Party) today, does not wholesale refuse the ideas and concepts that...

The irresistible sagginess of my boobs and the unbearable lightness of not wearing bras

As the experts who are feeling sorry for us have become addicted to giving advice, my woman-mothers and I have already made peace with...

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