Women in Turkey
At least 474 women were murdered in Turkey in 2019, according to an annual report by Kadın Cinayetlerini Durduracağız Platformu (We Will Stop Femicides Platform), a women's rights organization that monitors violence against women.
The number of women killed increased in 2019 compared to the previous year, the platform, which keeps a tally of murders of women, said in the report.
With the birth of the Turkish Republic, many rights have been granted to women, marking a milestone in the history of both the country and the world. The modern republic's founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and his sweeping reforms have aimed to create gender equality between women and men, as he was one of the first leaders in the world to grant women the right to elect and be elected.
Thirty-four women were killed in October across Turkey, according to a report by Kadın Cinayetlerini Durduracağız Platformu (We Will Stop Femicides Platform), a women's rights organization that monitors violence against women.
A Turkish woman has sued a private hospital in Istanbul after she discovered that a video of her giving birth was shared on social media without her permission.
Main problems Syrian women in Turkey face are access to better housing conditions, language and access to employment opportunities, according to a report.
Eight out of 10 households in Turkey have internet access in 2018, a Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) research showed on Aug. 7.