The joint letter to the Council of Europe regarding the withdrawal attempt of Turkey from the Istanbul Convention

As Mor Çatı, WWHR and Kaos GL, we are sharing the highlights from the joint letter that we had sent to the Council of Europe on the 23rd of March…

Mor Çatı has filed a lawsuit in the Council of State to overturn the decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention: We are not giving up on Istanbul Convention!

Mor Çatı has filed a lawsuit in the Council of State to overturn the decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention: We are not giving up on Istanbul Convention! The…

We refuse to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention!

We refuse to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention! We refuse to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention! Although Turkey has stepped back from the obligation to prevent male violence against women,…

In combating violence against women unconditional and free legal support by bar associations is a must!

Since December 2019, we have been conducting a project titled “Women’s Access to Justice: Monitoring the Implementation of Laws Towards Violence Against Women“. In this study, we monitor the scope…

The Istanbul Convention is on the side of women, do not let misogyny persist!

We have been witnessing that attacks on the Istanbul Convention are increasing gradually. These increased attacks on women’s acquired rights in recent years indicate the intensity of anger and hatred…

The rights’ defenders in detention are not alone! İlknur, Nalan, Özlem, İdil and all rights defenders must be released -immediately!

The rights’ defenders in detention are not alone! İlknur, Nalan, Özlem, İdil and all rights defenders must be released -immediately! On 5 July 2017, 10 rights’ defenders, including our friends,…

We Condemn the Assault against Women’s and Human Rights!  

    Ten human rights and women’s rights NGO members including our feminist fellow İlknur Üstün were detained by the police during a raid directed to a meeting on digital…

Women against Violence Europe (WAVE) launches the Step up! Campaign

A campaign on the rights of women survivors of violence and their children to access support and protection WAVE’s press release about Step up! Campaign:  1 in 3 women in…

Inter-Agency Coordination and Budget Are Fundamental for Combating Violence against Women Effectively

From 11 countries and 40 Women’s and LGBTI organizations, 200 participants were present at Mor Çatı Women’s Shelter Foundation’s Conference entitled “Policies on Women’s Shelters and Solidarity Centers against Male…

Invitation To the International Conference

Politics of Women’s Shelters, Solidarity Centers and Solidarity against Male Violence throughout 2010s: Sharing Experiences from Turkey and Europe. Mor Çatı Women’s Shelter Foundation, is organizing a conference entitled “Politics of Women’s Shelters,…