Pinar Ersoy

Pinar Ersoy is a Turkish journalist, living in Istanbul.

Recent Stories

Economics

Why more Turkish women don't work

Economic research makes clear that bringing women into the economy would improve Turkey's economy across all fronts. And yet, Turkish women still hover at the bottom of OECD rankings for women in the workplace.

Conflict

Women are being silenced in Turkey's crackdown

Some women’s groups say they are being specifically targeted. On Twitter, many women are reporting an increase in harassment on the streets. Others are railing against misogynist language used by all sides, reducing women to pawns, or spoils of war.