Güldünya Tören was murdered
at a hospital in İstanbul in 2004
after giving birth to a child
conceived in an extramarital affair.
Statistics made public by Justice Minister Sadullah Ergin reveal that the number of women murdered in Turkey has drastically increased in the past seven years.
Sixty-six women were murdered in 2002, whereas 953 were slaughtered in just the first seven months of this year. Minister Ergin provided the statistics in response to a formal inquiry from Democratic Society Party (DTP) Van deputy Fatma Kurtulan regarding the number of charges filed in connection with cases of domestic violence, the number of convictions resulting from these cases and the number of women murdered since 2002. Leggi il seguito di questo post »