Topic: Women in Turkey

Symbolic image: femicide in Turkey (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Pimentel)

Turkey's femicide problem

"It was suicide!" – a state-sanctioned cover-up?

Fatma Aliye on Turkey's new 50 lira bank note

International Women's Day

Fatma Aliye, pioneering women's rights under the Ottomans

After the murder of Pinar Gültekin, thousands of women took to the street in Istanbul calling for greater protection for women (photo: DHA)

Violence against women

Femicide on the rise in Turkey

Demonstrating for women's rights in Istanbul (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

The Istanbul Convention and women's protection

Bombing the heart of the family in Turkey?

Female protester with tape covering her mouth takes part in a demonstration against court verdicts in a case of the gang-rape of a girl (photo: Reuters/S. Perez)

Impact of Coronavirus

Rise in domestic violence in the Middle East

Protesting violence against women in Istanbul on 8 December 2019 (photo: Reuters/U. Bektas)

Women in Turkey

Ankara turns a blind eye to femicide

Turkish author Asli Erdogan (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Interview with Turkish author Asli Erdogan

"There is nothing left of democracy in Turkey"

Students chatting in Istanbul (photo: picture-alliance/jtimage/B. Juettner)

Women in Turkey

The headscarf is slipping

Photo by Charlotte Schmitz, from the series "I am beautiful, so beautiful" –  Cok guzelim, cok guzel (photo: Charlotte Schmitz)

Photographer Charlotte Schmitz

Between documentation and activism

Turkish women protest the draft mufti law in Ankara, Turkey, on 12.10.2017 (photo: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images)

Erdogan′s Turkey

Eroding Ataturk's legacy

Turkish satirical magazine Bayan Yani (source: Bayan Yani)

Turkish satirical magazine Bayan Yani

Fuelling Turkish feminism

NGO employees protest against the constitutional changes passed by the Turkish parliament in January 2017 (photo: Reuters/U. Bektas)

Closure of NGOs in Turkey

Forced to down tools

Protests against the murder of Ozgecan Aslan in Ankara (photo: Getty Images/AFP/A. Altan)

Domestic violence against women in Turkey

″Don′t prevent divorce, prevent murder!″

Supporters of women′s rights demonstrate in Ankara against Turkey′s ban on abortions (photo: AP)

Feminists in Turkey

Looking to big sister

Protest art by Akad (photo: Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst)

Exhibition: Political Art and Resistance in Turkey

The art of remembering

Male belly dancer Erhan Ay trying on a costume (photo: DW/G. Köhne)

Male belly dancers in Turkey

Shimmying, swaying and gyrating to the beat

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