“He Loves You, He Beats You” (Turkey) Human Rights Watch

Posted on March 4, 2011


Source: Human Rights Watch
Family Violence in Turkey and Access to Protection

This report documents brutal and long-lasting violence against women and girls by husbands, partners, and family members and the survivors’ struggle to seek protection. Turkey has strong protection laws, setting out requirements for shelters for abused women and protection orders. However, gaps in the law and implementation failures by police, prosecutors, judges, and other officials make the protection system unpredictable at best, and at times downright dangerous.

Read the Report
ISBN: 1-56432-765-5