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Turkey’s missing WPS agenda and implications for the COVID-19 pandemic

Nisan Alıcı, Güley Bor and Güneş Daşlı from DEMOS Research Association explain Turkey's long missing Women, Peace and Security agenda and the overreaching impact during the pandemic.

Photo Credit: Victoria Pickering

"The on-going criminalisation of women peace activists and targeted violence against Turkey’s LGBTI+ community weakens any hope of a gendered perspective becoming a priority for the Turkish state. Nisan Alıcı, Güley Bor and Güneş Daşlı detail the effects of the long-standing lack of political will to overcome this, now exacerbated by the effects of the coronavirus, and call for continued support and inclusion of individuals and organisations working for a gender just peace in Turkey." Read more


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