Hundreds of lives could have been saved if the Istanbul Convention was properly implemented:...

At least 2,336 women who were killed by family members or people close to them would still be alive if the Istanbul Convention had...

Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention spells uncertainty, fear and real danger for millions...

Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention,  the Council of Europe’s (CoE) binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against women, spells uncertainty, fear and...

Turkey’s withdrawal from Istanbul Convention poses dangerous risks for region: HRW

In its statement on the 10th anniversary of the Istanbul Convention, the Council of Europe’s (CoE) binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against...

4 out of every 10 Turkish women experience domestic violence, academic study says

Four out of every 10 Turkish women experience domestic violence during their lifetime, BBC Turkish service reported, citing a study by the Ankara-based Hacettepe...

Turkey to officially abandon Istanbul Convention on July 1

Turkey will officially withdraw from an international convention that aims to combat domestic violence on July 1, Turkish Minute reported, citing a presidential decree...

CHP petitions top court seeking annulment of women’s treaty withdrawal

The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has filed a petition at Turkey’s highest administrative court seeking to overturn the country’s withdrawal from an...

Turkish police give incorrect information to women requesting help against abusive partners

Turkish police departments are giving incorrect and conflicting information to women who request assistance and protection against violent and abusive partners, Deutsche Welle (DW)...

At a time when women need protection the most, the Turkish gov’t is doing...

Withdrawing from the Istanbul Convention will have a disastrous effect on women, children and the LGBTQ+ community, said novelist Elif Şafak in a recent...

Turkish Supreme Court of Appeals judge-rapporteur slammed for sexist legal guide

A judge-rapporteur from Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has been slammed for sexist remarks in his newly published book, titled "A Public Prosecutor’s Duty...

1,687 women sought help from Mor Çatı Women’s Shelter in 2020

A total of 1,687 women subjected to various types of domestic violence sought help from the Mor Çatı Women's Shelter in 2020, according to...

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