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Sevgi Yagmur Bulut

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Latest posts by Sevgi Yagmur Bulut

In Turkey, 2.5m students sit university entry exam despite COVID-19 outbreak

This year's exam was embroiled in controversy -- and not just because of the pandemic.

Women's march in Istanbul marked by police violence and detentions on March 8

On March 8, International Women’s Day, feminist night marches took place in several cities across Turkey. While the event was held for the 17th time in İstanbul, it ended with...

Wake-up call or smear campaign? How an ad for sanitary pads is dividing Turkish public opinion

In Turkey, a top sanitary pad brand comes under fire after it releases a feminist ad.

Sentencing of Turkish social media influencer sparks debate on free speech

A Turkish Twitter celebrity is being sued for allegedly advocating drug consumption, reigniting the debate about online freedom of expression

Can Turkish politics be depolarised?

Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu is Istanbul's new mayor, but his victory could mean so much more than that.

As battle for Istanbul reaches fever pitch, Turkey's ruling party regrets its pop culture problem

As the clock ticks down on the rerun Istanbul municipal election, the tension is getting unbearable.

Sex abuse and harassment cases prompt protests at Turkey's university campuses

"He forced himself on me...He hit my head three or four times on the floor. I passed out. When I opened my eyes, it was 1.30 AM."

Four years on from student's shocking murder, Turkish higher education disavows gender equality

"We need to consider that these meanings are not appropriate for our values or accepted by our society."

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