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Interview with Hatice Demir on violence, access to justice and impunity

While we are going through a process that threatens the legal gains and rights of women and LGBTI+s in Turkey and the world, we...

April 21, 2008: Protest for Pippa Bacca in Istanbul and Gebze!

Women from Istanbul and Gebze made a protest for Pippa on April 21, 2008. In the statements read in Istanbul and Gebze, it was...

The Bill on Combatting Violence Against Women: Using punishment to save...

The withdrawal from the Convention and the discussions surrounding it, not only legitimized discrimination against women and LGBTI+s, but also brought with them promises...

“This decision by the Supreme Court of Appeals introduced male fragility...

The General Criminal Assembly of the Supreme Court of Appeals decision read that Orhan Munis committed the murder of Hatice Kaçmaz without premeditation, and...

Punishment for Survival

Recently even in cases –that feminists also follow– where it is clear that “the attack continues” in the files of women defending their lives,...

What does a feminist perspective on legal support in the fight...

We have the right to expect bar associations, which could react quickly to the decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention, to produce solutions...

“No attack can ever end women’s solidarity”: Conversation with women from...

Throwing the Istanbul Convention into question in such a way –a convention which offers a very broad and comprehensive framework regarding the combat against...

24 December 2013: While women are being killed; women who face...

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...

Could prisons be a remedy for male violence?

Neither the Istanbul Convention nor the Law No. 6284 are limited to penal practices in cases of violence. On the contrary, they offer a...

Women of Mor Çatı (Purple Roof) discuss what the Istanbul Convention...

We know that despite all the attacks, we will continue our struggle by learning from our solidarity until we have the lives we dream...