The audience of call-outs and the possibilities of constructive intervention

After the call-out, the audience that demands justice to be served is constituted of people who are involved the most in the process, who...

Disclosures, justice, and women’s empowerment

Seeing the pervasiveness of the relations which feed on inequality, abuse, and sexual violence and the few number of relationships that do not hurl...

Boğaziçi is resisting – 2

Protests against the appointed rector at Boğaziçi University are continuing. We, as Çatlak Zemin, are listening carefully to these protests. Today, we asked the...

8 March 1996: Roza, the first feminist Kurdish women’s magazine, is out

Feminist magazine Roza, which revolts against the specific and violent oppressions faced by Kurdish women, was launched in March 1996. Roza had adopted a...

16 December 2014: The Yasemin Çakal case starts

On 10 July 2014, in an attempt to protect herself and her child, Yasemin killed her ex-husband Özkan Kaymaklı, who systematically subjected her to...

A tribute to Anne Sylvestre

On the 30th of November, a French female singer-songwriter passed away. Her name was Anne Sylvestre. In my imagination, she is a red and green hooded...

Indebtedness: From finance markets to women’s invisible labor

Debt turns into a prison that condemns women into houses and workplaces.  “I wouldn’t be too concerned even if I face foreclosure… Because this is...

Division of Domestic Work: Sociological and Introspective Ruminations

I am doing the cleaning at home by myself. I am doing more cleaning every week. My dear, what am I doing? We divide domestic...

The rainbow that cannot be banned and the importance of solidarity

Neither the feminist movement nor the students’ movement “discarded/sacrificed” LGBTI+s. They could not divide us; on the contrary, our struggle has become intersected and...

How are our lives shaped through the protocols of the Presidency of Religious Affairs...

For childcare and problems such as violence that women experience “in the family”, women are left to the devices of the Presidency of Religious...

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