Last month, Turkey quit the Istanbul convention, intended to reduce violence against women. Turkey’s government claims the treaty encourages LGBT behavior, contrary to its cultural values.
But the issue remains: over 300 Turkish women were killed by partners or male relatives in 2020. Even more were found dead under suspicious circumstances. Read more here.
SAT-7 has responded to the cultural attitudes that lead to this kind of violence. The SAT-7 TÜRK program, You Are Not Alone invited lawyers, psychologists, and other experts onto address the issue.
Click here to read more.
SOURCE: Mission Network News, Kevin Zeller
CALL TO ACTION
- Pray the truth of Jesus’ love for women will change cultural attitudes in Turkey and around the world.