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...

November 24, 1990: Whistle protest against Minister Cemil Çiçek

In an interview published in Cumhuriyet newspaper on 13 November 1990, about relationships before marriage, Minister of State for Family Cemil Çiçek said, “This...

10 May 1987: First feminist street protest in Ankara: “So, you love your mother...

After women in Istanbul started the Campaign against Battering, feminists in Ankara decided to organize a street protest against battering. They planned to sell...

Women’s strikes, from factories to homes

Domestic labor and caretaking becomes a primary concern in countries where the welfare state is being dismantled, while women’s participation in the workforce remains...

Background of TERF dispute: How did it all come down to the locker rooms?

There are some people in this topsy-turvy world who reduce patriarchy to biology and link it to the locker rooms, and therefrom formulate a...

What does Weinstein scandal tell us about sexual harassment?

“I am a 28-year-old woman who tries to make a living and build a career. Harvey Weinstein is a 64-year-old, world-famous man and this...

Femicide means bleeding from old unhealed wounds

The fate of many women who were kidnapped, detained, abused and raped and sold in slave markets in front of the eyes of the...

Rape on public transportation and the responsibilities of municipalities– 2: Examples from around the...

The evil man was sentenced without identifying and defining the parameters of the threat women face in public space. Can we now use public...

All escapes start in the house / Interview with Sinem Taş

My Kaaba is Human is a photography project which features stories of people from all around the world. We conversed with Sinem Taş, the...

Gendered forms of emotional labor

The answer to the question who has the right to be angry is provided with respect to the axis of gender and class. The...

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