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It's January 20th.

I read today that a group of 200 women and LGBTI took to the streets of Istanbul's Kadikoy district and changed its street names into the names of women who, to save their lives, killed or harmed men as a result of exposure to male violence. They posted the cases of each women on social media afterwards and one of them goes like this:

‪#‎Nevinyıld‬ she killed him because he raped her at gunpoint. Men wanting justice aggravated life imprisonment. ‪#‎Wehayatımızısavunuy‬

or

‪#‎nerminuzunyurt‬ killed the man who attempted to rape her. She faces up to 18 years. # Wehayatımızısavunuy

the link provides the full text in Turkish -> http://m.bianet.org/bianet/kadin/171255-kadinlar-kadikoy-de-sokak-isimlerini-degistirdi

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