Brief Note No. 1: Assessing gender based rights violations in Gaziantep, Turkey

This briefing outlines current gender based human rights violations in the form of trafficking, forced prostitution and sexual abuse of women and children, in particular refugees, in Gaziantep and the region. It proposes further action required on the part of the State to address violations and the role civil society stakeholders may play.

Keywords: Turkey, Gaziantep, Antep, gender based violations, gender based rights, sexual violence, women, peace, security, VAW, SGBV, human rights, accountability, impunity, redress.

Accountability Unit - Brief Note No. 1 - Gaziantep, Turkey - May 2016