Tag: assult

Anne’s Story: “My instincts are always to fight”

Recently I have been staying in my studio in Karaköy. This is an industrial area which is deserted at night. We are directly next to the Turkish Central Bank–which has installed surveillance cameras every 3 meters along the length of our street. Usually I do not come home late or walk home alone. However, last … Continued

Taking Control By Alyson Neel

A couple nights ago I was ambushed by a group of teenagers. While it was the most invasive and violent form of harassment I’ve suffered yet, the night ended with me feeling the most empowered I’ve ever felt after being harassed. I’ve lived in Istanbul – on both the Asian and European sides – for … Continued