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Forced into marriage at the age of 15, Berivan Elif Kilic seems to be an unlikely candidate for politics. But the former child bride is now the newly elected mayor of Kocakoy, a farming town of 17,000 people in southeastern Turkey.
Until five years ago, Kilic suffered daily beatings by the man she was forced to marry. She divorced him at 28 and now is determined to fight for women’s rights. As mayor, she plans to organize workshops to inform women about their rights and to give some basic education to town women.“People believe me when I talk about domestic violence,” Kilic said. “I was beaten up myself; I don’t have my knowledge from books.”
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Forced into marriage at the age of 15, Berivan Elif Kilic seems to be an unlikely candidate for politics. But the former child bride is now the newly elected mayor of Kocakoy, a farming town of 17,000 people in southeastern Turkey.

Until five years ago, Kilic suffered daily beatings by the man she was forced to marry. She divorced him at 28 and now is determined to fight for women’s rights. As mayor, she plans to organize workshops to inform women about their rights and to give some basic education to town women.“People believe me when I talk about domestic violence,” Kilic said. “I was beaten up myself; I don’t have my knowledge from books.”

Read more via The Daily Beast.

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escapefrom85:

Was recently on a french TV show LOeil de Links talking about this video cilp. Love the surrealistic dance style and the unlikely music choice is perfect!

link to show is online (I’m right at the end) :

http://www.canalplus.fr/c-infos-documentaires/pid4583-c-ms-l-oeil-de-links.html
Thanks again and see you soon !

Magic Hats (by Jake Sumner)

The latest video project from the creative team at NYC-based Alldayeveryday was shot in the Soweto area of Johannesburg. The performers, Jabu and JR, have been dancing on the same corner since they were kids, taking their jaw-dropping interpretation of panstula dance to new levels.

Source: suhbjektiv

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Bata Polokwane

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Bata Polokwane

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