Homicide

Woman stabbed to death by her husband in Denizli

A woman has been stabbed to death by her husband in the western province of Denizli.

Meral Sivrikaya, a 50-year-old mother of two, has left home two weeks ago due to problems she had with Erkan Sivrikaya, with whom she was at the stage of divorce, and started to stay at her daughter's house in Denizli's Pamukkale district.

Femicides and Violence Overshadow Women’s Day Protests in Turkey

A female protester holding a feminist flag  on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in Istanbul, March 6 2021. Photo: EPA-EFE/SEDAT SUNA

Turkish women have been holding protests and marches since Friday, and nine women were detained by police for carrying LGBTI flags at a protest in Istanbul's Kadikoy Pier Square.

Yet another incident of violence against woman as issue remains rampant in Turkey

A woman was filmed being beaten up on the street by a man before the eyes of her child on March 6, as the video went viral on Turkish social media, with users calling out the issue which has failed to come to an end in the country where femicide are also rift.

Virus-positive wife ‘spat on my face to infect me,’ says doctor husband

A doctor infected with the coronavirus spat on her husband, also a doctor, allegedly to infect him with the disease, the man living in the Black Sea province of Samsun has said in his legal complaint.

The husband, identified only as Mustafa O.İ., has been placed in a safer house after he tested negative for COVID-19.

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