Court defined the case of unmarried couple as “domestic violence” – Partnerin uyguladığı şiddet “ev içi şiddet” sayıldı

A family court in Ankara has concluded a case of an unmarried couple as “domestic violence” in Turkey and sentenced the accused partner to pay alimony. The court decision included specific reference to the Istanbul Convention. The court has stated that although the couple is not married, violent acts between partners should be considered as “domestic violence” according to …

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Capacity Development Workshops for Women Lawyers – Kadın Avukatlar İçin Kapasite Geliştirme Atölyeleri

A total of 60 women lawyers working in the area of combating gender-based violence attended 3 capacity development workshops in Ankara, as part of a joint project of the Foundation for Women’s Solidarity and the Capacity Development Association, titled “Strengthening the Representation of Women subjected to Violence in the Justice Mechanism”. During the 3-day workshops, …

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Governorship’s Circular on the Prevention of Violence Against Women – Antalya Valiliği’nden Kadına Yönelik Şiddetin Önlenmesine Dair Genelge

The Governorship of Antalya has issued a circular on the prevention of violence against women, prepared as a set of suggestions by the Antalya Bar Association Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Board based on the Istanbul Convention. The circular has been sent to municipalities and 69 public insitutions. The circular makes direct reference to the …

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