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Turkey passes law to let clerics to perform civil marriages, raising concerns about child marriage

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-21

A new law enacted in Turkey that allows Muslim clerics to conduct civil marriages. Or so-called “mufti marriages” has been praised by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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Activists Masih Alinejad and Zehra Doğan awarded ‘Freethinker’ prize

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-11-09

The Swiss Freethinker Association has awarded its 2017 “Freethinker” prize to two pioneering women: Kurdish journalist and painter Zehra Doğan and writer-activist Masih Alinejad.

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Turkish women march in rights protest in Istanbul

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-07-31

Women protested against the violence and animosity they face from men demanding they dress more conservatively

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Turkey police hold rights activists including Amnesty chief

Category: Events 

2017-07-06

Turkish police have arrested eight leading human rights activists including Amnesty International's Turkey director Idil Eser in Istanbul

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Turkish grannies to get state salaries for grandchildren’s care

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-01-26

Child care is the biggest challenge for working mothers, but the Turkish government has found an easy solution: pay grandmothers to look after the children

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Turkey: Thousands protest against proposed child sex law

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-11-21

Thousands have protested in Istanbul in Turkey against a bill that would let off men who assaulted underage girls if they marry their victims

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Turkey Extends Purge to Universities, Asking All Deans to Go

Category: Events 

2016-07-20

Turkey’s highest education authority asked heads of university faculties across the country to resign, broadening the government purge that’s followed Friday night’s failed coup

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Turkey's Erdogan says women who reject motherhood 'incomplete'

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2016-06-06

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said a woman who rejects motherhood is "deficient" and "incomplete", urging women to have at least three children

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March 8 rally in Tbilisi calls for more women in politics

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Dominik K. Cagara and Mari Nikuradze
2016-03-10

Labour rights and women’s political participation were the central issues during the International Women’s Day rally in Tbilisi.

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Turkish equality campaigners condemn sharp fall in female MPs

Category: Gender policy 

2015-11-03

Unofficial results from polls show only 77 female MPs were elected, compared with 97 in previous vote in June

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