Betül Dünder

Turkish poet and philosopher. Her study Being a Woman Among Poets: A Book of Talks was published by Paradoks Publications in 2013.


Cover for: A convention for survival

In July, members of the AKP proposed withdrawing Turkey from the Istanbul Convention. With femicides in the country becoming ever more frequent, the prospect of losing one of the few legal protections for vulnerable women has provoked outrage. Varlık comments on the proposals and publishes an open letter calling on the Turkish government to honour its commitments under the Convention.

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