To appease Islamist bigots and homophobes, Turkey officially withdrew from the Istanbul Convention

Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention rallies the fight for women’s rights across the world

Turkey’s shameful withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention today will put millions of women and girls at greater risk of violence, Amnesty International …
Women took to the streets as Turkey officially quit the İstanbul Convention on combating violence against women.

As Turkey quits the Istanbul convention, Gülsüm Kav’s group We Will Stop Femicide is helping keep women alive amid a rise in gender-based violence

“History is on our side,” says Gülsüm Kav. She leans in and speaks intensely. She has a lot to say: Kav helped create Turkey’s We Will Stop Femicide (WWSF) group, and has become one of the country’s leading feminist activists even as the political environment has grown more hostile.

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