March 8, 2011

For Turkish Women The Killing Never Stops

From Hurriyet:

Every day, a woman is killed in Turkey in the name of “honor,” something that should be stopped immediately, the United Nations Population Fund, or UNFPA, said in a statement for International Women’s Day.

“Four out of 10 women are facing violence ... and this should be stopped urgently,” said the formal statement, which was issued by Zahidul Huque, the UNFPA Representative in Turkey.

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