Nearly 2,000 Women Killed in Eight Years in Turkey

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publication date: 
Nov 26, 2017
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Violence against women and femicides continue to be major problems in Turkey, with statistics showing that current preventive measures are far from sufficient.
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Nearly 2,000 women have been killed over the past eight years in Turkey, according to statistics gathered by a website tracking femicides across the country based on reports by the Bianet news website.

At least 1,915 women were killed since 2010 and the only province where no femicides were reported out of all of Turkey’s 81 provinces was the northern province of Bayburt, kadincinayetleri.org stated.

Violence against women and femicides continue to be major problems in Turkey, with statistics showing that current preventive measures are far from sufficient.

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Turkey