"Feminist Daily News Wire
May 31, 2005
Turkey Takes Positive Steps to Improve Women's Rights
Despite delays, the new Turkish Penal Code is scheduled to go into effect June 1, 2005. The new code provides greater protection for women's rights and has been widely praised by women's and human rights groups. According to Amnesty International, thirty of the thirty-five amendments proposed by a coalition of women's groups were incorporated into the new code. "
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