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Small hands, big profits: Syrian child labour in Turkey

Hard work instead of study: in Turkey there are thousands of Syrian refugee children who arenʹt going to school. Many of them work 12-hour days, even though child labour is banned. A visit to a tailorʹs workshop in Istanbul.

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08.09.2018 | 11:25

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One woman’s struggle in Turkey

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Every day, Nuriye Gülmen is arrested by the police for protesting in public against her dismissal. The university lecturer is fighting for her job. She is one of the thousands of people who have been dismissed after last Summer failed coup in Turkey.

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13.12.2016 | 16:24

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Painting from Catita Dias that illustrates the Elsa Figueira film poster. The film titled "Elsa Figueira" deals with a young woman standing up to violence from the man she loves. (© DW/C. Dias)

Painting from Catita Dias that illustrates the Elsa Figueira film poster. The film titled “Elsa Figueira” deals with a young woman standing up to violence from the man she loves. (© DW/C. Dias)

Turkish authorities arrested a 28-year-old woman who killed her husband with his handgun. She insisted that she was defending her “honor.” Her husband had allegedly beaten, drugged and abused her. Read more here, and other news about women that made it to the headlines.

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13.07.2015 | 15:17

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Copyright: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images

Copyright: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images

A Turkish woman was murdered because she resisted rape. How did the goverment react? Read more for women’s news that made it to the headlines in the last few days.

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20.02.2015 | 14:43

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Child marriages in Turkey

Forced marriage involving minors is on the rise in the southeast of Turkey. Since the outbreak of civil war in neighboring Syria, desperate families fleeing the conflict have been selling their daughters to Turkish men.

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02.04.2014 | 12:05

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