Flying Broom Women Communication and Research Association
Turkey's anti-government protests are troubling for some of Erdogan's female supporters, who dominate his voting base. For other women, the protests are an outlet for anger at current policies and a break from the political repression that followed the 1970s mass unrest.
Mütha Çetin, a female journalist from Dicle News Agency, has been detained last night by the police as she took photos of another woman who was being allegedly attacked by a traffic police officer. Released the same night, Çetin received an assault report.
A worldwide conference is being organised in Prague which will debate the future of gender movements fighting for equality in the 21st Century. The event will run from 21st to 24th May.
16th Flying Broom International Women's Film Festival met with the cinema lovers from Ankara between 9th-16th of May. We share the video shot during the opening ceremony of the festival with you. Hope you will enjoy...
On 9th May the 16th Flying Broom International Women’s Film Festival will begin. This year’s Honour Awards will be presented to the actresses Perihan Savaş and Zeynep Aksu who have both made their mark on cinema history. The Bilge Olgaç Achievement award will be presented to a woman working behind-the-scenes, Suzan Kardeş. This year a ‘Theme Award’ will be presented for the first time and it will go to Yıldız Kenter.