Women hold protest signs and also wear face masks and plastic shields as they protest.

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Leaders of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) were expected to announce a decision on the matter after a meeting on Aug. 5, but Turkish newspapers reported Tuesday that the gathering has been postponed indefinitely. Turkish women, however, say they will continue to protest. 

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Women march in support of the Istanbul Convention on preventing violence against women, in Istanbul, Sunday, July 19, 2020. 


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