Investigation of Violence Against Women in the Context of Enforcer and Place: Example of Murdered Women

Akgul A., UĞURLU Ö.

PLANLAMA-PLANNING, cilt.31, sa.1, ss.128-140, 2021 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2021
  • Doi Numarası: 10.14744/planlama.2020.50490
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.128-140


Although the act of violence against women is tried to be explained by bio-psychosocial processes, it still appears as one of the most important universal problems that could not be found any solution. In societies where the gender order prevails men over women, violence both maintains gender inequality and maintains male power. Turkey as a geography offers all cases being patriarchal society, has witnessed increasing violence and murder of women for the event from year to year. Pressure from the public and the rising women's movement against In 1985, Turkey was signed the convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). In the following years of this Convention, in 2011 the European Council Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Violence against Women and Prevention of Domestic Violence, which is the first agreement in international law to establish a binding and independent control mechanism which has the power to enforce violence against women and domestic violence was signed in Istanbul. When the violent incidents that have occurred since the date of this Convention are examined, women have faced with the violence many perpetrators such as their husbands, fathers, lovers, ex-husbands, siblings; in different areas such as rural areas; public places such as hotels, cafes, restaurants, streets; It is seen that they face many kinds of violence in public institutions such as courthouses, hospitals and municipalities. So, in which venues and by whom are women most often subjected to violence and, moreover, they are slaughtered? The study, prepared in light of this question, Turkey's first post-signatory is the Istanbul Convention, then in two national newspapers, based on their Located murder news for women is that women by their most wives and safest places to be expected special place that it is seen that massacred in their homes.