Art project in Istanbul aims to raise awareness on domestic violence

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A view of a contemporary art installation by Turkish artist Vahit Tuna that aims to raise awareness on women killed by domestic violence, in Istanbul, Turkey, 12 September 2019.

Some 440 female shoes were placed on two walls of a building to symbolize women who killed by men in 2018 in Turkey.

According to ‘We Will Stop Femicide’, a women’s rights platform, 245 women have been killed in Turkey in the first seven months of 2019.

 

Photo: EPA-EFE/TOLGA BOZOGLU

Art project in Istanbul aims to raise awareness on domestic violence

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