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Domestic violence in Turkey still rife despite new law

Published on 08/06/2012

More than a third of women in Turkey have experienced sexual and physical violence at some point. An anti-violence law introduced in March was watered down by Prime Minister Erdogan. Activists fear an erosion of rights.