#76 FEPS Talks: The Istanbul Convention saves lives!


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Laeticia Thissen, FEPS Gender Equality Policy Advisor, and Aslihan Tekin, EU Representative of the EWL Coordination for Turkey and Women’s Coalition Turkey

This podcast focuses on a decision affecting thousands of women’s lives. More precisely, the Turkish government announced its withdrawal from the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combatting violence against women and domestic violence, commonly known as the “Istanbul Convention”. In this context, Aslihan Tekin (EU Representative of the European Women’s Lobby Coordination for Turkey and Women’s Coalition Turkey) exchanges with Laeticia Thissen (FEPS Gender Equality Policy Advisor) to provide a better grasp and insider perspective of the cause and consequences of this dramatic decision highlighting how, more than ever, the private is political!

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