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Turkey: Berfu Seker and Ezel Buse Sönmezocak Feminists &WHRDs

“We have seen in the process of withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention, the government, president and his political party AKP, don’t understand that violence against women stems from gender inequality.”

“I think there is a reality that we can’t quickly forget: the rate of women killing is becoming visible day by day, maybe because of social media, or alternative ways of communication, growing [influence of] civil society organizations or student clubs….we believe that the number is not growing year by year but becoming visible.”