Biden rebukes Turkey after it quits accord protecting women | Turkey | The Guardian

Joe Biden has joined European leaders in condemning Turkey’s withdrawal from a landmark international accord designed to protect women from violence.

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan issued a decree early on Saturday annulling Turkey’s ratification of the Istanbul convention, a landmark European treaty protecting women from violence that it was the first country to sign 10 years ago and that bears the name of its largest city.

Source: Biden rebukes Turkey after it quits accord protecting women | Turkey | The Guardian