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Turkish women march in rights protest in Istanbul

10:52 EDT 29 Jul 2017 | Yahoo News

Turkish women march in rights protest in IstanbulBy Murad Sezer ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Hundreds of Turkish women marched in the country's biggest city Istanbul on Saturday to protest against the violence and animosity they face from men demanding they dress more conservatively. Istanbul has long been seen as a relatively liberal city for women and gay people. In one incident in June, a young woman, Asena Melisa Saglam, was attacked by a man on a bus in Istanbul for wearing shorts during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.


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