#Turkey

  • Article: A Turkish Women's Rights Activist Explains the Importance of the 'Challenge Accepted' Campaign to Stop Femicide

    What's the Real Story Behind Those #ChallengeAccepted Photos on Instagram?

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|July 31, 2020

    A Turkish feminist expert explains the origins of the viral trend. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Is on the Rise in Turkey as Syrian Refugees Struggle During COVID-19

    Child Marriage Is on the Rise in Turkey as Syrian Refugees Struggle During COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 8, 2020

    Parents are offering up their daughters in exchange for rent. Read more

  • Article: A New Movement in Europe Is Demanding That Cities Welcome Refugees Amid COVID-19

    A New Movement in Europe Is Demanding That Cities Welcome Refugees Amid COVID-19

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 6, 2020

    Europe Must Act has mobilised 160 nonprofits and 100,000 individuals in just two months. Read more

  • Article: How the Refugee Crisis at the Greek-Turkish Border Makes Me Feel About Europe

    How the Refugee Crisis at the Greek-Turkish Border Makes Me Feel About Europe

    March 31, 2020

    Caroline König is an Oxfam Germany campaigner, here she writes about violence at Europe's borders. Read more

  • Article: Your Favorite Hazelnut Products Might Come From Syrian Refugee Child Labor

    Your Favorite Hazelnut Products Might Come From Syrian Refugee Child Labor

    By Joe McCarthy|May 1, 2019

    The companies that profit off of this state of affairs could insist on stronger labor protections. Read more

  • Article: Bruno Mars Is Donating 24,000 Turkeys to Families in Hawaii for Thanksgiving

    Bruno Mars Is Donating 24,000 Turkeys to Families in Hawaii for Thanksgiving

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 12, 2018

    The R&B star is giving thanks for his world tour. Read more

  • Article: Subway Commuters in Istanbul Can Now Recycle Bottles for Tickets

    Subway Commuters in Istanbul Can Now Recycle Bottles for Tickets

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 18, 2018

    Turkey is the most wasteful country in Europe. Read more

  • Article: Turkish Wedding Photographer Stops Child Marriage He Was Hired to Shoot

    Turkish Wedding Photographer Stops Child Marriage He Was Hired to Shoot

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 12, 2018

    Turkey has one of the highest rates of child marriage in Europe. Read more