Street scene, Istanbul. Photo: Alan Grant
Street scene, Istanbul. Photo: Alan Grant

Background information - Sex and power in Turkey

15 basic facts on Turkey - picture story (new window)


Key documents


Smiles of understanding. Photograph by Oğuz Sağdıç © UNICEF Turkey 2006


Turkish women NGOs

Statistics reflect that illiteracy and relatively low school enrolment rates continue to be a problem. Photograph by Çetin Akcan © UNICEF Turkey 2003


Universities with women's studies in Turkey*

* Information taken from Turkish Republic Prime Ministry Directorate General On The Status Of Women

Analysis on Turkey's current affairs, in partnership with ESI. Latest issue: Turkey & the EU – Stronger Together?.
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