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Turkish Novelist Elif Shafak Speaks Out Against Femicide

Clip: 03/18/2021 | 2m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

A woman in Turkey has been charged with murder for allegedly killing her husband in self-defense after years of abuse, torture and sexual assault. Christiane speaks with Elif Shafak, Turkey’s most popular female novelist and a women’s rights activist, about femicide and misogynistic violence.

Aired: 03/18/21

Rating: NR

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