The Sosyalist Feminist Kolektif (Socialist Feminist Collective; SFK) was founded by a group of women in Istanbul in 2008. Today the SFK has about three hundred members. It is organized in five cities in Turkey—Istanbul, Ankara, Eskişehir, Izmir, and Adana—plus it has individual members in other cities at home and abroad. Members are organized in permanent and issue-based commissions that function on the principle of rotation. The collective organizes events that are open to the public; publishes a quarterly journal, Feminist Politika; and is highly involved in street activism, such as organizing demonstrations and flash mobs.

SFK’s mission is to strengthen the grassroots feminist movement in Turkey. The collective has a materialist feminist approach with the analytic concept of “women’s labor” at the center of its political perspective. Previously, the SFK ran campaigns focused on female labor,...

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