Turkey

La Cour a jugé que cette loi n'était pas contraire à la Convention européenne des droits de l'homme dès lors que son objectif était de protéger la laïcité, garante des libertés fondamentales et de légalité entre les hommes et les femmes.
The workshop was designed to exchange information, knowledge and experience in the area of sexual and bodily rights and thus provide a broader regional framework for the ongoing efforts.
Turkish legislators are moving to ban virginity tests for women and introducing jail term for those who carry out such examinations without legal permission.
Un nouveau rapport d’Amnesty International documente la violence familiale contre les femmes en Turquie et le role des femmes membres d'organisations non-gouvernementales pour la combattre.
Turkish state universities have the right to ban Muslim headscarves, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg has ruled.
Reforms preached in 70,000 mosques.
Muslim clerics in Turkey are to deliver sermons upholding women's rights and condemning so-called "honour killings."
As France pushed ahead with its planned school headscarf ban, in Turkey the issue has been the subject of impassioned debate for more than 20 years.

The following Declaration was drafted pursuant to a symposium organized in Panlýurfa by the Human Rights Association of Panlýurfa. The symposium took place on November 22nd and 23rd 2003. We, the co-authors of this Declaration, are deeply concerned about the recent developments at the United Nations regarding the language adopted within various documents regarding women’s rights. The efforts in questioning and undermining already accepted language of the Beijing Conference and Beijing Platform for Action calls for an immediate action by women’s (human) rights defenders.

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