Forward of nationwide protests towards President Erdogan’s determination to tug out of the Istanbul Conference to fight violence towards girls and home violence, Amnesty Worldwide launches a “100 days of motion” alongside girls in Turkey and around the globe.
With giant protests anticipated throughout Turkey this weekend, Amnesty Worldwide’s Europe Director, Nils Muižnieks stated:
“This weekend and for the weeks and months forward, girls communities throughout Turkey and around the globe will probably be taking motion to reverse this grave risk to their security and to demand their human rights.
This weekend and for the weeks and months forward, girls throughout Turkey and around the globe will probably be taking motion to reverse this grave risk to their security
“We will probably be there to demand Turkish authorities reverse their harmful determination to withdraw from a treaty designed to finish violence towards girls. Withdrawal violates the rights of tens of millions of girls and women within the nation and flies within the face of any purported dedication by the federal government to guard survivors of sexual assault and home violence.
Because the Occasions Up and MeToo actions made plain, girls face related human rights abuses all around the globe
“The Istanbul Conference is extra essential now than ever with COVID-19 measures, equivalent to lockdown, resulting in a spike in reviews of violence towards girls and women.
“Because the Occasions Up and MeToo actions made plain, girls face related human rights abuses all around the globe. That’s the reason worldwide solidarity is so essential and that’s the reason Amnesty actions in additional than 80 international locations are including their voice to a name that’s rising louder every day. The world is watching.”
The Istanbul Conference units minimal requirements on prevention of violence, safety and assist for ladies and women in danger, and the prison prosecution of perpetrators.
On Monday, the Turkish authorities tried to justify their proposal to tug out of a conference to by claiming it’s getting used to ‘normalise homosexuality’ which is ‘incompatible with Turkey’s social and household values’. See our response https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2021/03/turkey-targeting-of-lgbti-people-to-justify-quitting-convention-on-combating-violence-against-women-is-dangerous/
DETAILS OF PROTESTS
27 March Saturday
15.00 Kadıköy Beşiktaş İskelesi
17:30 Sakarya cad.
18:00 Attalos Maydanı
15:00 Çanakkale İskele Meydanı
12:00 Didim Kent Meydanı Konvoy
17:30 Aydın Kent Meydanı
15:00 Konak Vapur İskelesi önü
16:00 AKM Önü
16:30 Bodrum, Bodrum Kalesi
18:00 Kushimoto Sokağı
17:00 Ali Hikmet Paşa Meydanı
15:00 Cevdet Aydın Parkı
15:00 Anıt Park