Looking at Honor Killings

October 28, 2013

"Namus Cinayetlerine Bakmak," by Tuğçe Ellialtı 

Click here to read the article (Turkish).

In this in-depth article the Saturday symposium held by WVN with the Sabanci Gender Forum,Tuğçe Ellialtı reports on the discussion of the preconceived notions of ethnicity, sexuality, honor, and tradition that followed the screening of "In the Morning."

She also summarizes the topics of conversation that took place at the event - the tradition of honor killings, Kurdish women in Turkey, state violence against women, and violence against women - and the colliding discourses around these issues from the viewpoint within the women’s movement of Turkey and the international community.