Women in Istanbul demand Turkey reverses its decision to withdraw from an international treaty against domestic abuse which it once championed. Photo: EPA-EFE Women in Istanbul demand Turkey reverses its decision to withdraw from an international treaty against domestic abuse which it once championed. Photo: EPA-EFE
Women in Istanbul demand Turkey reverses its decision to withdraw from an international treaty against domestic abuse which it once championed. Photo: EPA-EFE
Turkey

Hundreds protest against Turkey’s withdrawal from landmark women’s treaty

  • Justifying the decision to withdraw, the presidency last week claimed the treaty had been ‘hijacked by a group of people attempting to normalise homosexuality’
  • There was a flood of reaction from the West and international organisations including the United Nations, which called on Turkey to reconsider its decision

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Women in Istanbul demand Turkey reverses its decision to withdraw from an international treaty against domestic abuse which it once championed. Photo: EPA-EFE Women in Istanbul demand Turkey reverses its decision to withdraw from an international treaty against domestic abuse which it once championed. Photo: EPA-EFE
Women in Istanbul demand Turkey reverses its decision to withdraw from an international treaty against domestic abuse which it once championed. Photo: EPA-EFE
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