Turkey – “Marry Your Rapist” Bill Is Part of a Disturbing Global Pattern

Article by Kate Dannies – Jan. 29, 2020 If the law is a reflection of normative attitudes toward women, gender and family, then Turkey’s most recent “marry your rapist” bill accurately captures the situation women face globally. The bill — first debated on Jan. 16 — would provide an amnesty for men convicted of statutory rape, provided that they marry their …

Remembering Hava Keller, a pioneer in the anti-occupation struggle

Writes Oren Ziv, January 2, 2020 Hava Keller, who died at the age of 90 this week, was one of the few Israelis who spoke publicly about her role in the Nakba, and was at the heart of several groundbreaking anti-occupation and feminist movements. Hava Keller, a veteran anti-occupation activist, passed away in Tel Aviv …