Police in the Turkish city of Istanbul used tear gas to disperse a protest and a women’s march in the city center, Evrensel reported on November 25.
The Women’s March was organized in honor of the World Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. At the same time, the participants in the march also demanded the resignation of the government due to the sharp drop in the exchange rate of the Turkish lira and the rise in prices.
In addition, the protest action was directed against Turkey’s withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention for the Protection of Women.
As reported IA REGNUMTurkey in March this year announced its withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention for the Protection of Women, arguing that the convention is used to promote homosexuality.https://mailbd.net/