Turkey’s Withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention: A Worrisome Picture for Women’s Rights and the Constitutional System

Dilan Gümüştaş - 23rd April 2021

The Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence, mostly referred to as the Istanbul Convention, is the first legally binding instrument in Europe to prevent violence against women. Turkey signed the Istanbul Convention on 11 May 2011 and was the first country to ratify the Convention on 14 […]

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