17 women lost their lives in April in Turkey, according to the data of the Ministry of Interior.
Trade Union of Employees in Public Health and Social Services (SES) issued a written statement to mark the International Day of the Midwife, celebrated every year on May 5. Midwives demand their roles and responsibilities to be clarified and their professional independence to be reinstated.
Author and playwright Emine Işınsu Öksüz died at 83. The author wrote many novels and articles for many magazines and newspapers.