Turkey shaken by brutal killings of 3 women in a single day

Three women in Turkey were brutally murdered by men on Tuesday, sending shockwaves across the country at a time when domestic violence has become...

At least 15,557 women murdered in Turkey since start of AKP rule: report

Violence against women has dramatically increased since the Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power in 2002, and at least 15,557 women have...

Refugee women face rape, abuse and gross rights violations in Turkey

Refugees entering Turkey via the Iranian border have been facing human rights violations ranging from rape and sexual harassment to physical abuse and deprivation...

Turkish women stage sit-in for reinstatement of Istanbul Convention

Dozens of women gathered in central Taksim Square in İstanbul on Monday to stage a protest against Turkey’s withdrawal from an international convention to...

AKP lawmaker claims domestic violence cases in Turkey exaggerated by media

Hülya Atçı Nergis, a lawmaker from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), has said the media is exaggerating femicides and other incidents of...

Woman’s murder prompts calls to implement İstanbul Convention, already under threat of withdrawal by...

The murder of a 27-year-old woman by her ex-lover sparked outrage on Turkish social media on Tuesday, prompting a strong call for implementing the...

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...

13 participants in Women’s Day’s march in İstanbul detained on Erdoğan insult charges

Turkish police have detained 13 women including a minor who took part in a march to mark International Women’s Day on March 8 in...

Turkey must implement, not abandon, convention on combatting violence against women, warns Amnesty International

Turkish authorities should fully implement the Council of Europe treaty designed to prevent violence and domestic abuse against women, known as the Istanbul Convention,...

Turkish women take to the streets of Istanbul against femicide and violation of women’s...

Thousands of women came together in Istanbul to demonstrate against a wide range of problems concerning women's rights in Turkey and the murder of...

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