At least 20 women murdered and 20 children abused in April
The atmosphere created by the AKP continues to create femicides. At least 20 women were murdered and 20 children were sexually abused in the month of April.
Child sexual abuse and femicides continue to increase in Turkey. The atmosphere created by the AKP, the policies of impunity and the sexist language of the media act as determining factors.
According to Jinnews, at least 20 women were murdered and 20 children were subjected to sexual abuse in April. 15 women reported rapes, sexual assaults, violence and threats and 3 children were killed. The courts issued sentence reductions for “good behavior” to 5 perpetrators of sexual abuse.
27 WOMEN KILLED IN MARCH
Women are killed every day in Turkey. There has been a sharp uptick in femicides during the AKP governments.
The We Will Stop Femicides Platform announced that at least 27 women were killed in March and 43 in January. 391 women were subjected to male violence in 2018, 346 in 2017 and 284 in 2016.