Access to Justice for Women in the Kurdish Regions

 
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Access to Justice for Women in the Kurdish Regions

Access to Justice for Women in the Kurdish Regions
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Kurdish Woman Stands Trial. Diyabakir, Ed Kashi

Kurdish Woman Stands Trial. Diyabakir, Ed Kashi
Yıldız Alpdoğan, a 21 year old student of Izmir Higher Nursing School, was accused of participating in the Kurdish struggle by nursing PKK guerillas in the country side outside Cizre in South-east Turkey. She was convicted and sentenced to 12 years and 6 months in jail. (view small | med | large | orig)

Saturday Mothers

Saturday Mothers
These mothers held a vigil in Istanbul every Saturday for over 3 years for sons, daughters, fathers and brothers last seen in the hands of the security forces. (view small | med | large | orig)

IDP Women, Siirt

IDP Women, Siirt
Internally Displaced Women are interviewed by a KHRP fact-finding mission at the Siirt Branch of Insan Haklari Dernegi/ Human Rights Association of Turkey. (view small | med | large | orig)

KHRP and the Kurdish Women's Project, London

KHRP and the Kurdish Women's Project, London
This training session entitled ‘Gender and Human Rights: Enforcing the Charter’ introduced members of the Kurdish Women’s Project to international mechanisms for protecting human rights, including the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), the International Covenant on Civil & political Rights (ICCPR), & the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). (view small | med | large | orig)

Women at a training on CEDAW, Diyabakir

Women at a training on CEDAW, Diyabakir
KHRP carries a human rights training seminar which focuses on introducing the CEDAW Convention, explaining its historical development, its ambit, the rights it protects and the ways in which it can be used to effect real change in the legislative, political and administrative system of Turkey. Its aim was to ‘demystify’ the Convention, breaking it down from a seemingly distant and irrelevant mechanism to establish its relevance at the grassroots level. (view small | med | large | orig)

Round Table Meeting on Violence against Women

Round Table Meeting on Violence against Women
This meeting included presentations from male and female NGO representatives on strategies and tactics to combat violence against women. (view small | med | large | orig)

Workshop on Women's Rights

Workshop on Women's Rights
Photo from Progress Report 'Providing Tools to Fight Violence against Women' (view small | med | large | orig)

Access to Justice for Women in the Kurdish Regions

Access to Justice for Women in the Kurdish Regions
Photo from Progress Report 'Stepping up for Turkey's Review on Women's Rights' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Kurdish Human Rights Project

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
http://www.khrp.org

Project Leader

Saniye Karakas

Legal Associate
London, United Kingdom

Where is this project located?

Map of Access to Justice for Women in the Kurdish Regions