Turkey

Cinsel Şiddetle Mücadele Derneği

11 October, Istanbul

Social organisation that fights for the prevention of sexual violence against women have a  prepared a social media campaign on Football, Gender Discrimination and Sexual Violence. This event will count with the participation of many activists and football players (professional and amateur).

Through their social media channels they will help spread awareness about equality, non-violent acts, anti- racism and anti-sexism messages.

Muamma

11 & 13 October, Cukurova University, Adana and Kulturhane, Mersin

LGBT+ group are producing various materials to be promoted online, addressing the sexism and homophobia in football. Videos and photos will be shared online with messages addressing the main topics homophobia and sexism. Furthermore workshops and a football tournament is organised.

The main aim of the event is to point out gender based violence and discrimination in sports.

Sportif Lezbon

18 October, Çağdaş Sanatlar Merkezi, Ankara

A screening of the film Attack Variations From the Third Zone, which tells the story of Hakkarigücü Women’s Football Team, is being organised by LGBT+ organisation Sportif Lezbon. The Hakkarigücü Women’s Football team is composed of footballers that come from different provinces of Turkey’s eastern region with tough geographical conditions, tense political environment and limited educational opportunities. The film director will be invited, along with one player of the team for a discussion after the film screening.