According to the indian feminist Priti Darooka the W20 hosted in Berlin felt like a European meeting: the South really did not have a place to be seen or heard and there was no conversation about poverty, structural causes of inequalities, livelihoods, women farmers, women’s work in the informal economy
Feminizmuzerine is the blog of a group of students from the Department of Western Languages and Literatures, Boğaziçi University. The aim of the blog is to translate international articles about feminism to Turkish in order to share, spread, open debate, bring ideas but they also translate Turkish...
The reactions to the discovery of Özgecan Aslan’s body, and President Erdogan's statements about gender-sensitive moral issues show how gender today is framed in Turkey. But what kind of gender trends has Turkey really witnessed in the last decade?
Changing the narratives and practices of living the crisis is fundamental to challenge this historical moment and turn it all around from disgracefull to fruitfull. Stepping out capitalocentrism means valuing everyday relationship-based-strategies of informal economics put in place to survive the global crisis, which could lead to social change.