Tag: Eylem Atakav

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“Elegant, original, thought-provoking”: Prof. Eylem Atakav on pioneering intersex film Only Love Matters”

Today, 26 October, is World Intersex Awareness Day, and an important opportunity to help address the constant misrepresentation of Intersex people, who are also often critically neglected in global cinema. According to the United Nations, intersex people are born with sex characteristics that do not fit typical definitions for male or female bodies. One of […]

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Dr Eylem Atakav’s documentary on child brides gets global media coverage

A ground-breaking film by a British Turkish academic about the hidden abuses women made to marry young face has received international media attention. News about Dr Eylem Atakav’s Growing Up Married has appeared in the Daily Mail and The F-Word (both UK), New York Times (USA), Gulf Times (Qatar), Hurriyet Daily News (Turkey), and many […]