Daily Archives: March 8, 2019

‘Sexual Violence Against Girls Increased by 67 percent’

CHP Vice Chair Gamze Akkuş İlgezdi announced citing the figures of the Ministry of Interior that 51,748 girls were subjected to sexual violence between 2014 and 2017. from bianet https://ift.tt/2TwA3Mt via CHPEU

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MARCH 8 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Mor Çatı: ‘Feminism Empowers Women’

Mor Çatı Women’s Shelter Foundation has called the women on streets, saying, “On the streets on March 8 for our solidarity that made our non-violent and free lives, and our irreversible feminist struggle!” from bianet https://ift.tt/2EIxnC0 via CHPEU

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CHP News: Foundation of Turkish Republic was a revolution for women’s rights: CHP head

The declaration of the Republic of Turkey in 1923 in itself was a revolution for women’s rights thanks to the visionary founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, while slamming the current … Continue reading

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Zarrab case a “milestone” in Erdoğan’s path to autocracy, says U.S. prosecutor Bharara | Ahval

Zarrab case a “milestone” in Erdoğan’s path to autocracy, says U.S. prosecutor Bharara Preet Bharara, the former Southern District New York prosecutor who oversaw part of the case against Turkish citizens charged with breaking sanctions on Iran, has said in … Continue reading

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Turkish bank linked to Russian money laundering scheme in Netherlands | Ahval

Turkish bank linked to Russian money laundering scheme in Netherlands Turkey’s second-largest private bank was one of two banks that moved some of the billions of euros funneled out of Russia in a money laundering operation into the Netherlands, Dutch … Continue reading

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REPORT ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN DETENTION: ’48 Women Sexually Harassed Under Detention in 2018′

Releasing its 2018 report, the Legal Aid Bureau Against Sexual Harassment and Rape in Detention demanded the İstanbul Convention be implemented. from bianet https://ift.tt/2VJCPLM via CHPEU

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CHP News: CHP, İYİ Party hold joint rallies for March 31 elections

The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) and İYİ (Good) Party launched joint rallies on March 6 as part of their “Nation’s Alliance” in two metropolitan municipalities for the upcoming local elections. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2JbCakX via CHPEU

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REPORT BY JOURNALISTS UNION OF TURKEY (TGS): ‘Women Journalists are Subjected to Violence’

Making a statement for the press, the Women and LGBTI Commission of the Journalists Union of Turkey (TGS) has shared the results of its “Violence Experience Sharing Group Report”, which was prepared based on the statements of 27 women journalists. … Continue reading

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Survey: 60 Percent Say Violence Biggest Problem for Women in Turkey

According to the “Public Perceptions of Gender Roles and the Status of Women” survey by Kadir Has University, 60 percent views “violence” as the biggest problem that women face in the society. The report also notes that the equality of … Continue reading

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