FEMEN Protest Turkey Violence Against Women


FEMEN Protest Turkey Violence Against Women

An activist of the women’s rights group Femen prepares for a protest against domestic violence in Istanbul March 8, 2012. Reuters/Osman Orsal.

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Police detain one of the Ukrainian women’s rights activists as they stage a topless demonstration to protest domestic violence against women in Turkey, in Istanbul, Thursday, March 8, 2012, just hours after a man shot dead a female relative. Four members of the Femen group, wearing makeup to represent injuries, chanted slogans and displayed banners like “stolen lives” in the one-minute protest in to mark International Women’s Day. (AP Photo)

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Ukrainian Femen activists with fake injuries hold placards as they protest against domestic violence in front of the Hagia Sofia in Istanbul on March 8, 2012 during the International Women’s Day. The protest ended after police arrested the three activists. Getty

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Police detain one of Ukrainian women’s rights activists as they stage a topless demonstration to protest domestic violence against women in Turkey, in Istanbul, Thursday, March 8, 2012, just hours after a man shot dead a female relative. Four members of the Femen group, wearing makeup to represent injuries, chanted slogans and displayed banners like “stolen lives” in the one-minute protest to mark international Women’s Day. (AP Photo)

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Ukrainian Femen activists with fake injuries hold placards as they protest against domestic violence in front of the Hagia Sofia in Istanbul on March 8, 2012 during the International Women’s Day. The protest ended after police arrested the three activists. Getty

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A Ukrainian Femen activist sporting fake injuries is pulled up from the ground by female police officers during a protest against domestic violence in front of the Agia Sofia mosque in Istanbul on March 8, 2012. The protest ended after police arrested the three activists. Getty

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A Ukrainian Femen activist sporting fake injuries is pulled up from the ground by female police officers during a protest against domestic violence in front of the Agia Sofia mosque in Istanbul on March 8, 2012. The protest ended after police arrested the three activists. Getty

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Ukrainian Femen activists with fake injuries hold placards as they protest against domestic violence in front of the Hagia Sofia in Istanbul on March 8, 2012 during the International Women’s Day. The protest ended after police arrested the three activists. Getty

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A Femen activist with fake injuries continues to protest against domestic violence after being led to a car by police in front of the Hagia Sofia in Istanbul on March 8, 2012 during the International Women’s Day. The protest ended after police arrested the three activists. Getty