A transgender sex worker has been shot dead by an off-duty police officer, while two other people were injured in the Aegean province of İzmir.
Some 40,000 conscripts have been so far given a training on violence against women in a bid to raise their awareness regarding this issue, said an official of the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services.
A female sex worker in the northwestern Turkish province of Edirne has rented a house and hired a caretaker for her cats, days after the owners of the legal brothel she worked fired all of them. Click through for the story in photos...
Two brothels in southern Turkey will be managed by trustees following a recent court ruling.
Three sex workers in the northwestern Turkish province of Edirne have filed a criminal complaint against the owners of a legal brothel for dismissing them for feeding stray cats.
Turkey's Constitutional Court has ruled that legal protections on privacy rights do not cover prostitutes because "accepting prostitution as a profession would be against human dignity."