Open Democracy article on refugee women and human rights

On international human rights day 2013, Yakin Ertürk discussed the new vulnerabilities faced by women, including refugee women, and the new opportunities for remedy offered by the international human rights system.

Yakin Ertürk serves on the Council of Europe, Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT). She was the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women (SRVAW) 2003-2009,