What if you were in my shoes?

“What if You were in My Shoes?” On April 14, 2018 Set Them Free organized a photo exhibition “What if You Were in My Shoes”, in Atlanta Central Library with the partnership with the Atlantic Institute. The exhibition, whose art director is Emin Demiral, aims to raise awareness on the tragic forced-migration stories from Turkey. More […]

Women Empowerment and Democracy: How Authoritarian Rules are Hindering Women Empowerment Prospects

On 16th March 2018, the Set Them Free, Pacifica Institute (California), and Silicon Valley UNA-USA, organized a parallel event during the 62th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women entitled “Women Empowerment and Democracy: How Authoritarian Rules are Hindering Women Empowerment Prospects”. The event had participation of more than 60 people from civil […]

Huddled Masses Panel Discussion on the Imprisoned Women and Children

On Monday, Nov. 13th two panelists from Chicago’s Huddled Masses Advocacy women group went to speak at a panel at Carthage College in Kenosha, IL. Panel consisted of three panelists, two of whom were Ayse Nur, a lawyer from Turkey and Rana Yurtsever, Associate Director of Niagara Foundation. The third speaker was the college’s Gender […]

Press Statement: 668 CHILDREN IMPRISONED IN TURKEY ON WORLD CHILDREN’S DAY

668 CHILDREN IMPRISONED IN TURKEY ON WORLD CHILDREN’S DAY Campaigns and protests to bring attention to the 668 children unlawfully imprisoned in Turkey’s prisons are still taking place globally this universal Children’s Day. While such an injustice has not been reported or had any notable presence in either the global or Turkish media, AST members […]