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Turkey Womens Rights

The Fight Is Still On For Women's Rights In Turkey

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2015 | World

By Dasha Afanasieva and Jonny Hogg ISTANBUL/ANKARA, April 20 (Reuters) - When 20-year-old Ozgecan Aslan was stabbed an...

Thousands Of Protesters March Near University Of Murdered Turkish Woman

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 02.18.2015 | World

ISTANBUL (AP) — About 15,000 people marched in a southern Turkish city Wednesday in remembrance of a student whose murder after an attempted rape la...

Turkish Women Protest Against Politician Who Said They Shouldn't Laugh In Public

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

ISTANBUL, July 30 (Reuters) - Hundreds of Turkish women posted pictures of themselves laughing on Twitter on Wednesday to protest against...

Sophia Jones

'No Other Government Has Been So Radical Against Women' | Sophia Jones | Posted 04.18.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- There are few things that shock Pinar Ilkkaracan, one of Turkey’s most prominent women activists. For three decades, she has battled wha...

Turkey Bans Trips Abroad For Artificial Insemination

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new law passed in Turkey has made it a criminal offence for a woman to go abroad and get pregnant via artificial insemination. ...