Clashes, collaborations and convergences: evolving relations of Turkish and Kurdish women’s rights activists

  title={Clashes, collaborations and convergences: evolving relations of Turkish and Kurdish women’s rights activists},
  author={Nadje Al-Ali and Latif Taṣ},
  journal={Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={304 - 318}
  • Nadje Al-Ali, L. Taṣ
  • Published 6 August 2018
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies
ABSTRACT This article discusses the various ways the Kurdish women’s movement has impacted feminism in the Turkish context. Against the background of the problematic historical relationship between Turkish and Kurdish women’s rights activists, the article explores the shift in perceptions of, attitudes towards and relations of feminists in Turkey with the Kurdish women’s movement. The article shows that a ‘new generation of feminists’ in Turkey appreciates and is inspired by the Kurdish women’s… 
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