Musawah Thematic Report on Turkey (2016)


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In July 2016, the Musawah submitted its Thematic Report on Turkey to the CEDAW Committee for review at its 64th Session in Geneva, Switzerland. This report examines Turkish laws and practices that enforce de jure and de facto discrimination against women in the following areas: equal rights & responsibilities in marriage (gender stereotypes); early marriage & polygamy; access to divorce; and violence against women.

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