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Fears Over Turkey’s Looming Exit from Istanbul Convention | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

IWPR - 2021-05-15 10:17

78 bar associations in Turkey endorse the Istanbul Convention

ANF - 2021-05-12 14:05
"The duty of the state is to protect the rights and lives of individuals, to eliminate inequality and discrimination and to provide a non-violent environment and the right to life. We urge the authorities to revoke the withdrawal decision," said 78 bars. ...

HDP MPs march for Istanbul Convention in Istanbul

ANF - 2021-05-11 13:54
Female deputies of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) marched on Taksim Istiklal Avenue on the anniversary of the introduction of the Istanbul Convention. ...

Official Gazette ratifies termination of Istanbul Convention on 1 July

ANF - 2021-04-30 11:46
The decision that the Istanbul Convention will be terminated on 1 July was published in the Official Gazette. ...

A two-sided challenge: the Turkish Lira and the Istanbul Convention – The Organization for World Peace

Theowp - 2021-04-30 00:45

PACE calls on Turkey to put an end to laws and practices that contravene democratic standards

ANF - 2021-04-23 12:58
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has held an urgent debate on the situation in Turkey. Triggers include the announced withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention and the motion to ban the HDP. ...

“Turkey cannot withdraw from Istanbul Convention by a governmental decree”

ANF - 2021-04-20 18:13
ÖHD Amed Branch co-chair Özüm Vurgun urged women to reclaim the Istanbul Convention. ...

HDP women hold online meeting with Danish Red-Green Alliance

ANF - 2021-04-16 15:08
The two delegations discussed the rights violations experienced in Turkey ranging from withdrawal from Istanbul Convention to isolation practices executed in prisons. ...

'The Istanbul Convention Can't Be Taken Away'

Thewire - 2021-04-11 19:47

"The palace cannot decide on our lives"

ANF - 2021-04-11 14:29
For women, men are as deadly as the coronavirus. Commenting on Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention, activist Nupelda Çelik says: "The palace cannot decide on women's right to life." ...

Swiss Women's Strike holds action in support of the Istanbul Convention

ANF - 2021-04-11 09:39
The Swiss Women's Strike organised an action in the city of Lausanne demanding the Swiss state to fulfil the provisions of the Istanbul Convention and protesting Turkish state's withdrawal from the Convention. ...

Women defending Istanbul Convention blockaded by police in Amed

ANF - 2021-04-10 15:03
Police forces blockaded women who took to the streets in Amed today to defend the Istanbul Convention. ...

HDP MPs ask the minister: Conscience or Istanbul Convention?

ANF - 2021-04-07 17:54
Women MPs of the HDP have addressed a parliamentary question to Minister of Family, Labor and Social Services Selçuk: “As a minister and woman, with what will you protect yourself when you are subjected to violence?" ...

Women take to the street reclaiming the Istanbul Convention

ANF - 2021-04-03 10:12
Women continue to protest Turkey’s decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention on Protection from Violence. During a protest in Istanbul, attention was drawn to fifty murdered women who could still be alive. ...

Women in Stockholm protest Turkey's withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

ANF - 2021-03-31 12:25
Women in Stockholm protested against Erdoğan and the Turkish state for withdrawing from the Istanbul Convention. ...

71 deputies in Hamburg condemn the closure case against HDP

ANF - 2021-03-30 08:26
71 deputies of the Hamburg Parliament condemn the closure case against the HDP in Turkey and call on the Erdogan government to immediately return to the Istanbul Convention. ...

Women in Milan and Darmstadt protest Turkey's withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

ANF - 2021-03-28 08:11
The withdrawal of the Turkish state from the Istanbul Convention was protested in Milan in Italy and Darmstadt in Germany. ...

Protests break out in Turkey over government's withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

Rûdaw - 2021-03-28 06:38

Buldan: We do not surrender to the arbitrariness of the one-man regime

ANF - 2021-03-27 17:04
The HDP Women's Council is meeting in Ankara to discuss further action against the party ban and the denunciation of the Istanbul Convention. In the run-up to the meeting, co-chair Pervin Buldan issued a combative statement. ...

Istanbul Convention: "Vaccine for Women against Violence"

ANF - 2021-03-27 12:48
In Istanbul, women have once again made it clear that withdrawing from the Istanbul Convention is out of the question for them. The demonstration was stopped by a massive police contingent. ...

UN: Turkey’s withdrawal from Istanbul Convention harms women’s rights | Arab News

Arabnews - 2021-03-26 10:48

UK Civil Society Women’s Alliance condemns Turkey's withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

ANF - 2021-03-26 10:18
UK Civil Society Women’s Alliance calls upon Turkey to return to full ratification and implementation of the Istanbul Convention. ...

HDP Women’s Assembly: Istanbul Convention is ours, we won’t give up on it

ANF - 2021-03-25 13:36
The HDP Women’s Assembly said in a statement: “The Istanbul Convention is ours, we won’t give up on it and we considered the presidential decree void.” ...

US, Europe press Turkey to rethink ditching of Istanbul Convention –

Euractiv - 2021-03-23 02:57

UN Turkey "deeply concerned" for country's withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

ANF - 2021-03-22 11:34
The United Nations in Turkey expresses deep concern about Turkey withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention. ...

L’inquiétant retrait de la Turquie de la convention d’Istanbul

La Croix - 2021-03-21 21:14

HDP: The AKP-MHP masculine alliance is nullified in the eyes of women

ANF - 2021-03-21 16:05
Abolishing the Istanbul Convention which was signed and ratified with the unanimous vote of all parties in the Parliament in 2011 is a coup by hegemonic patriarchy, says the HDP Women's Assembly. ...

Istanbul Convention defended at Newroz celebrations

ANF - 2021-03-20 16:24
Following Turkey's withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention on Erdogan’s orders, women are taking their protest to Newroz celebrations. The HDP calls the cancellation of the convention a coup by the male rulers against the women's movement. ...

Turkey officially withdraws from Istanbul Convention

ANF - 2021-03-20 10:45
Turkey has officially withdrawn from the İstanbul Convention with a Presidential decree published in the Official Gazette on Saturday. ...

Lawsuit against women defending Istanbul Convention

ANF - 2021-02-04 15:10
A lawsuit was filed against women defending the Istanbul Convention and Mezopotamya Agency journalist Eylem Akdağ, who followed the news. ...

'Turkey is a patriarchal regime', says Profesor Mary Davis

ANF - 2020-12-06 09:34
Prof. Mary Davis talked, of Royal Holloway University in London, speaks about femicide in Turkey and the UK, the Istanbul Convention, the Kurdish women's movement, and the women's movements in Europe. ...

Opinion | What impact would a Turkish withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention have on EU-Turkey relations?

Brusselstimes - 2020-09-30 07:22

Turkish women rise up against Istanbul Convention withdrawal | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-09-25 02:13

In Turkey, women rise up to stop withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention · Global Voices

Globalvoices - 2020-09-23 23:42

PACE: Aims of Istanbul Convention intentionally distorted

ANF - 2020-09-18 20:16
The Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has reiterated its support for the Istanbul Convention in the face of countries which have opened the convention to debate, including Turkey. ...

How an Instagram trend helped illustrate the value of the Istanbul Convention | UCLA

UCLA - 2020-09-17 12:32

Sight Magazine - Istanbul Convention: Selfies in solidarity with murdered women as Turkey mulls EU pact

Sightmagazine - 2020-09-12 17:50

Trade unions and women's organisations in Turkey call for organised resistance to defend the Istanbul Convention | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2020-08-31 19:43

Saturday Mothers: The state must face its past

ANF - 2020-08-29 16:00
On the Day of the Disappeared, the Istanbul Initiative of Saturday Mothers has once again called on the Turkish government to clarify the fate of the missing and sign the UN Convention against Disappearances. ...

European Women's Solidarity: Implement the Istanbul Convention!

ANF - 2020-08-25 17:53
European Women's Solidarity issued a written statement about the Istanbul Convention. ...

Turkish Women Stage Protests in Support of Istanbul Convention | Balkan Insight

Balkaninsight - 2020-08-24 06:10

"Murderers of women are protected by the state"

ANF - 2020-08-23 13:00
The Turkish government wants to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention against violence against women. TJA activist Zeynep Üren says: "It is less a legal matter and more an ideological question." ...

YJA Star: The resistance in Heftanin is a women's struggle

ANF - 2020-08-17 08:34
YJA Star commander Asrîn Cudi spoke to ANF about the resistance in the mountains of Kurdistan, violence against women, the Istanbul Convention and the importance of jineoloji. ...

Women oppose possible withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention

ANF - 2020-08-16 12:42
The Istanbul Convention is the first legally binding international document to counter violence against women and domestic violence. ...

Four detained in police attack on women's demo in Istanbul

ANF - 2020-08-13 17:32
In Istanbul, four activists were arrested during a protest action against the planned cancellation of the Istanbul Convention against violence against women. ...

Police take 24 women into custody in Ankara

ANF - 2020-08-12 21:03
The police attacked women protesting the possible withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention in Ankara and detained 24 of them, including MA reporter Eylem Akdağ. ...

Letter to the Foreign Ministry and Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine regarding the Istanbul Convention | Human Rights Watch

HRW - 2020-08-11 03:31

Civil society: Istanbul Convention must be implemented

ANF - 2020-08-10 15:15
26 civil society organisations, including the Peoples’ Democratic Congress (HDK), support the Istanbul Convention for Protection against Violence against Women and demand its implementation. ...

Yet another woman murdered in Turkey

ANF - 2020-08-07 19:06
Increasing femicide and violence against women in Turkey amid ongoing discussions seeking to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention. ...

Seven women committed suicide in Mardin in 1.5 months

ANF - 2020-08-03 15:06
In the last six weeks seven women have committed suicide in Mardin. Women's organisations classify these suicides as a political problem that can be solved by implementing the Istanbul Convention. ...

Femicide In Turkey: Scrapping Of Istanbul Convention

Youthkiawaaz - 2020-08-02 18:24

Viral hashtags, protests and Istanbul Convention fail to protect women in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-08-01 07:47

Majority of Turkey against withdrawal from Istanbul Convention against gender-based violence - poll | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-07-26 06:12

Uğurlu: Today is the day to stand up for our rights

ANF - 2020-07-24 14:45
HDK co-spokesperson, Idil Uğurlu, speaks about the attacks of the AKP/MHP government on the women's rights achievements of the Istanbul Convention, saying: "Today is the day to stand up for our rights.” ...

Women in Istanbul defend Istanbul Convention

ANF - 2020-07-24 08:03
Violence against women, massacre, sexual assaults were protested by Women Together are Strong in Şişli, Istanbul. ...

Another woman killed as Turkey mulls abandoning Istanbul Convention | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2020-07-23 20:58

HDP MP Başaran: Rape is a method of warfare

ANF - 2020-07-23 15:51
HDP MP Ayşe Acar Başaran describes the most recent rape cases by Turkish military personnel as a method of special warfare, and the debate on withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention as unacceptable. ...

Raging protests after femicide in Turkey

ANF - 2020-07-22 16:50
In several cities in Turkey, women protested against patriarchal violence after the murder of student Pinar Gültekin and demanded the implementation of the Istanbul Convention. ...

As Turkey weighs withdrawal from Istanbul Convention, women prepare to protest | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2020-07-19 02:28

"Femicide rate in Turkey resembles a war record"

ANF - 2020-07-14 16:16
With a purple human chain and pictures of murdered women on trees, the initiative "Women's Liberation" in Istanbul has drawn attention to the massive increase in patriarchal violence and called on the government to implement the Istanbul Convention. ...

EU Commission to provide Istanbul Convention with new measures

ANF - 2020-03-06 11:55
The European Institute for Gender Equality found that despite 21 countries having ratified the convention, some of them are not fulfilling the minimum levels of support, such as national hotlines. ...

Bulgarian socialists demand referendum on Istanbul Convention -

Bulgarianpresidency - 2018-01-25 10:47

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to ratify international Istanbul Convention on preventing domestic violence | The Independent

Independent - 2016-12-10 22:53

Turkey FM says his country's army killed 700 IS fighters in Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-19 18:18
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speaks at the 62nd NATO Parliamentary Assembly convention in Istanbul, Nov. 19, 2016. (Photo: AA) ...

Watch: Women’s Rights group call on government to enact Istanbul Convention on domestic violence - The Malta Independent

Independent - 2016-07-13 00:04
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