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Ms. Pinar Ilkkaracan

Founder and President

Women for Women's Human Rights

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Women for Women's Human Rights (WWHR) - New Ways is an independent women's non-governmental organization (NGO) that aims to promote women's human rights, equality and non-discrimination in Turkey and on the international level. WWHR-New Ways has been foun ... more

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Affiliations

Member
Plan of Action

Member
High Level Task Force of the United Nations Cairo Declaration

Member
Women

Supervisory Board Member
Rutgers WPF

Member of the Global Fund for Women's Advisory Council, the International Advisory Committee of BRIDGE
Institute of Development Studies

Co-Founder
Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights

Co-Founder
Women

Web References (157 Total References)


Staff and board | Rutgers WPF english

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Pinar Ilkkaracan: Managing Director of Women for Women's Human Rights in Turkey


As a rough debate is ongoing ...

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As a rough debate is ongoing related to the issue of abortion, which has been legal in Turkey since 1983, acclaimed women's rights activist and researcher Pinar Ilkkaracan has said that restricting or banning abortions hurts poor women the most and governments have no right to interfere in a woman's decision in that regard.

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Answering our questions, Ilkkaracan elaborated on the issue.
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Pinar Ilkkaracan
She is a member of the High Level Task Force of the United Nations Cairo Declaration and Plan of Action (ICPD+20) and Millennium Development Goals (MDGs-15). She is also the founding president of Women for Women's Human Rights (WWHR) - New Ways, which is a women's NGO that has led various successful legal reforms in Turkey on gender equality, including the enactment of protection orders for women faced with violence as well as the reform of the Turkish Penal Code (TCK) from a gender perspective. In 1996, she initiated a nationwide human rights education program to enable women to exercise their rights in Turkey, which is now implemented in more than 47 provinces. She also co-founded the Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR), an international network of 46 leading academic and nongovernmental organizations from 14 Muslim countries. She is the editor of "Women and Sexuality in Muslim Societies" (translated into Arabic and Turkish), "Deconstructing Sexuality in the Middle East" and "The Myth of the Warm Home: Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse.


Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies » The “Turkish model� : for whom?

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Pinar Ilkkaracan is the co-founder of Women for Women's Human Rights [13] in Turkey and the International Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies [13]. She is Adjunct Professor at Bogazici University, Istanbul


International Advocacy | Women for Women’s Human Rights

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WWHR-New Ways founding president Pinar Ilkkaracan has been invited to be a member of the Task Force in 2012 for her longstanding work in this field and continues to serve in this expert group.


Turkey | Women's Learning Partnership

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Pinar Ilkkaracan Executive Director / Women for Women's Human Rights - New Ways

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Pinar Ilkkaracan, a researcher, activist, trainer, and psychotherapist, is the founder of Women for Women's Human Rights (WWHR)-New Ways, a Turkish NGO that engages in advocacy and lobbying for women's human rights at the national, regional and international levels, conducts women's human rights training programs, and coordinates an international program to promote sexual and bodily rights as human rights in Muslim societies. Read More

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