- oD 50.50
About Yakin Ertürk
Yakin Ertürk serves on the Council of Europe, Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT). She was the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women (SRVAW) 2003-2009, and until recently Professor of Sociology at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. She also undertook numerous international assignments, including as a member of the International Independent Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic by the UNHRC (Sept 2011- March 2012).