Slapped in her face by a stranger because she was wearing shorts - Melisa decided to fight back through social media using #MelisaSağlamYalnızDeğildir.
A report has revealed new allegations of sexual torture, rape and forced nudity across 30 Syrian detention centers, at home raids and government checkpoints. But justice for survivors is proving a long road.
The president's decision to declare a national emergency following an increase in rape cases has been largely supported by locals. Many say they are tired of the country's culture of impunity.
A Turkish police officer who identifies as homosexual has been suspended from duty in the city of Van. He was in the force for over 10 years. DW details his ordeal.
Iceland is often held up as the poster child of gender equality, but as Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir told DW ahead of the 2018 Women Leaders Global Forum, even her country has to keep fighting.
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