Evaluation of Istanbul convention : its contributions and constraints for elimination of violence against women in Turkey


Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Turkey

Approval Date: 2012

Student: ŞEHNAZ KIYMAZ BAHÇECİ

Supervisor: FATMA YILDIZ ECEVİT

Abstract:

With 2011 womens movement in Turkey has a new tool for combating violence against women in their hands; Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence, a.k.a. the Istanbul Convention. The Convention will add several new tools to the ones used by the womens movement in Turkey since 1980s.