Domestic violence is still not a crime in this supposedly progressive state, as Harriet Fitch Little explains.
Harriet Fitch Little is a British journalist currently based in Beirut
where she writes about local culture and society, with a particular
focus on women's issues. She also reported from the Gezi Park occupation
in Istanbul, and acts as an occasional editor for the International
Political Forum, which provides a platform for young people to freely
express their views on important issues. This year she will be combining
writing with an mPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History
back in the UK.