An Istanbul musician is reinventing genres while quashing gender norms with her avant-garde music. Her songs, with their unique blend of old and new sounds, also hit the country's political beats — especially on the injustices faced by women.
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Protests erupted in Turkey after President Erdogan decided to pull out of the landmark international convention which aims to protect women from violence.
The Istanbul Convention seeks to end violence against women — but in recent years it has become increasingly politicized. Turkey has announced it is ditching the treaty, and other countries may follow suit. But why?
Relations between the European Union and Turkey are increasingly testy. EU leaders see a chance for diplomacy after their visit to Ankara. They should act on it, DW's Bernd Riegert writes.
Protesters have expressed their anger at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention, an international accord designed to protect women from violence.
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