Turkey’s top prosecutor demands death penalty for men killing women

The chief prosecutor at Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has suggested reinstatement of the death penalty for the perpetrators of women’s murders, saying that...

More than 3,000 women in Turkey fell victim to femicide in 10 years

Men killed at least 3,151 women in Turkey between January 1, 2013 and November 21, 2023, the Bianet news website reported on Thursday. Published on...

31 women in Turkey fell victim to femicide in August

Thirty-one women were murdered by men in Turkey in August, while 20 died under suspicious circumstances, according to data from the Bianet news website. Among the...

25 women in Turkey fell victim to femicide in July

Twenty-five women were murdered by men in Turkey in July, while nine died under suspicious circumstances, according to data from the We Will Stop Femicide Platform...

22 women in Turkey fell victim to femicide in June

Twenty-two women were murdered by men in Turkey last month, while 27 died under suspicious circumstances, according to data from the We Will Stop Femicide Platform...

6 women killed by their husbands in one week in Turkey 

Six women were murdered by their husbands over the course of a week in various provinces in Turkey, the Birgün daily reported. Two women were killed...

40 women in Turkey fell victim to femicide in May

Forty women were murdered by men in Turkey last month, while 22 died under suspicious circumstances, according to data from the We Will Stop Femicide Platform...

21 women in Turkey fell victim to femicide in April

A total of 21 women in Turkey were murdered by men last month, while 23 died under suspicious circumstances, according to data from the We Will...

Gender gap in Turkish parliament to remain, parties’ candidate lists reveal

The parliamentary candidate lists of 26 political parties for the May 14 general election have revealed that the gender gap in the Turkish parliament...

23 women in Turkey fell victim to femicide in March

Twenty-three women were murdered by men in Turkey last month, while 19 died under suspicious circumstances, according to data from the We Will Stop...

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