2 women face deportation for taking part in protests against domestic violence

Two foreign nationals, Saida from Azerbaijan and Dalila from Italy, who were detained during demonstrations in İstanbul on November 25, the Day for the...

Turkey sees 296 femicides to date in 2022: report

At least 296 women in Turkey have been murdered by men to date in 2022 despite the government’s claim that the number of femicides...

Turkish police prevent demonstrations by women’s groups, detain dozens of protestors

Dozens of women who gathered in various Turkish provinces on the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity and Elimination of Violence against Women,...

8 members of a women’s platform detained in İstanbul at protest over domestic violence

Police detained eight members of a women’s platform in İstanbul on Tuesday for staging a demonstration in a prohibited area, local media reported. Members of...

Critically ill woman remains in prison despite hospital report recommending her release

Gülden Aşık, 43, a mother of three who suffers from thyroid cancer, remains in prison despite a medical report from Bandırma Hospital in Turkey’s...

Femicide in Turkey: At least 275 women killed in first 10 months of 2022

At least 275 women in Turkey were killed by men between January and October despite the government’s claim that the number of femicides in...

7 women fell victim to femicide in Turkey last week

A total of seven women were victims of femicide in various Turkish cities last week, according to data from the Kadın Cinayetlerini Durduracağız Platformu...

Violence against women in Turkey continues with multiple attacks in 2 days

A nurse at a community health center in Turkey’s central Karaman province was shot and wounded by a would-be suitor on Monday because she...

Paralyzed inmate sent back to prison 3 days after major surgery

Şerife Sulukan, 45, a paralyzed woman serving time on conviction of affiliation with the Gülen movement who underwent major heart surgery on Monday, was...

Kurdish journalist from Turkey killed in attack in northern Iraq

A Kurdish journalist, academic and women’s rights activist from Turkey was killed in an attack in front of her house in Sulaymaniyah, a city...

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