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  • Women's shelters in Turkey: a qualitative study on shortcomings of policy making and implementation 

    Authors:Diner, Çağla; Toktaş, Şule
    Publisher and Date:(2013)
    Despite a long history of women's movements and policy-making efforts to ameliorate women's status in Turkey, the number and quality of women's shelters are far from sufficient. This article aims to reveal the shortcomings of shelter policy through the lens of those "at work" on this important social issue using a qualitative research design. Forty semistructured in-depth interviews were conducted with municipal administrative officials, state social workers, and employees of civil society ...