Women’s Place in Society – Introduction to a Perceptional Approach

‘The place of woman in the society’ is a hot topic that has been widely discussed and debated for decades.  In almost every society, because of the ability to give birth to childr and breastfeed the child, the duty of caring for the child is given to women. Therefore, when we say ‘woman’, some adjectives such as...

Column: Partnership in Local Governments Serves for Social Peace

“Today, it is clear that Adana and the whole country need policies that unite over common social values rather than polarizing and alienating policies based on ethnic and social differences. The language that will take the country forward is this kind of language. Everyone should pay attention to this.” In the...

Diyarbakır Bar President Cihan Aydın: Dismissing Mayors is an Administrative Coup

Diyarbakır Bar President Cihan Aydın reacted strongly against unseating of HDP Diyarbakır, Mardin, Van Metropolitan Co-Mayors. Aydın said Turkish democracy received a huge blow with what happened. Aydın drew attention to the fact that this was a governmental coup and added, “Unfortunately the unlawful situation we...

Protests Continue on Third Day after Dismissal of Elected HDP Co-Mayors

Two days after Diyarbakır, Van and Mardin metropolitan co-mayors elected under Peoples’ Democratic Party HDP have been dismissed to be replaced by governors that were appointed as trustees in their stead, protests continue to rock Turkey. Hundreds across the country have been detained as calls for protest grow...

Modern Slavery in Shopping Malls: Report from Main Opposition CHP

According to the main opposition Republican People’s Party CHP’s Shopping Mall Report, employees in shopping malls who are working for 12 hours, can also not benefit from religious and national holidays. More than half of the shopping mall workers constantly work overtime. 54.4 percent of shopping mall employees have...

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