Young people are experiencing
a numbness and profound disconnect from Turkey. Strict policies of repression and
totalitarian changes in the country's constitution threaten to undo Turkish
We revisit the social start-up that
gives refugees access to higher education, meeting a 24 yr.old Syrian beneficiary and a Kiron
co-founder, both of whom’s future plans build on this ingenious scheme.
In light of the American elections, contemporary Turkey is a
case study in the failure of professional-class moralism in the face
of the populist right, as well as a reminder that things can always
get a lot worse.
migrants in Turkey face many forms of violence - sexual
harassment, forced and early marriage, polygamy and trafficking for sexual
exploitation. The perpetrators include soldiers, border officers and
Recent law reform initiatives on sexual crimes against
children in Turkey reveal the growing danger for women and girls, and the need to
interrogate the myths and biases underlying the “our culture” discourse.