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Turkish Women

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...

Turkish Women Tell Men: 'Close Your Legs'

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

Women around the world groaned in recognition when a Twitter campaign against men who violate women's personal space on public transport took off in T...

Turkey's Women Need Unity in Diversity

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 08.31.2013 | World
Arzu Kaya Uranli

I personally saw many covered women who first supported the Gezi protests, when they became an open target of angry and violent crowds just because they chose to wear pious clothes, felt a threat to their lifestyle and remained quiet, fearing they would lose their democratic right to wear what they want.

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. ...