AbstractsWomens Studies

Women in the Gezi protests

by Zehra Kaya

Institution: Leiden University
Year: 31
Keywords: Women, Gezi, Istanbul, Turkey, civil resistance, feminism, emancipation, birth control, AKP
Record ID: 1259592
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/32821


This thesis is about the role of women organizations in the Gezi protests in Istanbul in 2013. The theory "civil resistance" is used. The research question is: "What has motivated several non-environmentalist women’s organizations in Istanbul to actively participate in the Gezi protests? Have these organizations mobilized women?"