Women for Women's Human Rights


  • Ilkkaracan, Pınar with Gülçür, Leyla and Arın, Canan (1996). Sıcak Yuva Masalı: Ailede Şiddet (The Myth of the Warm Home: Violence in the Family and Sexual Abuse). İstanbul: Metis Yayınları and Women for Women's Human Rights. The book compiles articles about domestic violence against women in Ankara and migrant Turkish women in Berlin, international legal strategies against domestic violence, sexual abuse, prevention of and legal strategies against sexual abuse and legal status of women in Turkey. Articles in the book are based on previous research undertaken by WWHR.

  • Arın, Canan (1996). The Legal Status of Women in Turkey. Istanbul: Women for Women's Human Rights and WLUML.

  • Ilkkaracan, Pınar (1996). A Brief Overview of Women's Movements in Turkey. Istanbul: Women for Women's Human Rights and WLUML (also to appear in Special Dossier on Women's Movements. Grabels, France, WLUML, forthcoming).


  • Ilkkaracan, Pınar and Gülçür, Leyla (1995). "Die "Koffer"- und Sexindustrie: Erfahrungen von Migrantinnen aus der ehemaligen Sowjetunion mit Sexismus und Rassismus" (The "Suitcase" and Sex Industry: Experiences of Sexism and Racism of Migrant Women from the Ex- Soviet Union). Migration und Rassismus in europaeischen Hafenstaedten: Dokumentation des internationalen Kongresses 16.2 - 19. 2. 1995 in Hamburg. Hamburg: Werkstatt 3 e. V.

  • Ilkkaracan, Pınar (1996). "Turkish Immigrant Women in Germany: Their Experiences of Domestic Violence and Family Life." Special Dossier on Domestic Violence. Grabels, France, WLUML, forthcoming.


  • Gülçür, Leyla, Özcan, Ayten and Özenen, Ferhan (1995). Haklarımız Var! (We do have Rights!). İstanbul: Women for Women's Human Rights. This brochure includes important articles of the Turkish Civil and Penal Codes, and their implementation and enforcement that promote women's rights. The brochure has been designed especially for women of lower literacy levels. It is being used in our outreach programs and has been handed over to various other organizations for dissemination.


  • Çakır, Serpil (1995). "Türkiye'de Kadın Çalışmaları Bibliyografyası: 1970 - 1994."A Bibliography of Written Materials on Women in Turkey: 1970 - 1994. İstanbul: Women for Women's Human Rights Reports.

  • Gülçür, Leyla (1995). "Violence against Women in the Family in Ankara, Turkey". Istanbul: Women for Women's Human Rights Reports.

  • Habermann, Katja, Ilkkaracan Pınar and Gülçür, Leyla (1996). "Migration and Sex-Work am Beispiel von Frauen aus der ehemaligen Sowjetunion in Istanbul" (Dynamics of Migration and Sex-Work: A Study with Sex-workers from ex - Soviet union in Turkey). Amnesty for Women Rundbrief. Hamburg: Amnesty for Women e.V., forthcoming.

  • Ilkkaracan, Pınar (1995). "Sexual Abuse of Children: Protecting the Taboo is Sharing the Crime". Istanbul: Women for Women's Human Rights Reports.

  • Ilkkaracan, Pınar (1995). "Preventive Methods for Sexual Abuse of Children". Istanbul: Women for Women's Human Rights Reports.


  • It's Time to say No! (1995). A 31-min. video film about domestic violence and sexual abuse in Turkey. Dir. by Pınar Ilkkaracan and Asuman Şanver. The film also includes strategies and can be used in empowerment programs (in Turkish, with English and KIHP@Info-Ist.comlink.apc.org