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Women’s Platform for Equality

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Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention has implications for the future of multilateralism, international law and global politics. Özlem Altıok, women’s rights activist and member of EŞİTİZ, a gender equality watch group based in Turkey, writes on the patriarchal backlash against women’s hard-won rights, and how the women's and LGBTI+ movements refused to give up and continue to struggle for the Convention.…Read more