Because only this way, the Devil was far away.

God, did you really create me as a slave? Unfortunately, this is not a success story. I was born in an extremely conservative family, which had gotten into a cult long before I was born. Although they don’t do everything right, criticize everyone they think

I was wronging both myself and the headscarf.

Hello. I am 22 years old. After having spent 4 years veiled, I am one of those who have decided to unveil themselves. First of all, I congratulate you. If only I could encounter a platform like this back when I decided to unveil. Yet

Life is long, and I have many things to do.

Hello. I am 21 years old woman going to the university and trying to stand on my own feet. I am the oldest child of a family from the Southeast and their only daughter. I want to start with my father, who made my childhood

Children should never be given religious education.

I am 36 years old, I went to high school in Anatolian Imam Hatip High School*. I learned both critical thinking and good English there. On the other hand, I learned that my voice was forbidden to men. I was a sinner because I was

It was strangling me, and no one saw it except me.

The headscarf is a cultural symbol imposed by men rather than religion on our land. I had been thinking of taking it off for 3 years. Yet, because of social pressure, I kept distracting myself, “Maybe you think wrongly, try to love.” I did not

According to my family’s mentality, I deserve to die.

Are this society and this mentality hostile to the female body that I have, or is it an enemy to me? Hello to everyone. Let me start by introducing myself. I am a 20-year-old, alive, and kicking young girl with high energy. I experienced an

I still cover my hair, but I wish I never had.

I don’t want this, I don’t even know why I cover my hair anymore. I used to think this was just how it was supposed to be, this was the right thing to do, and I shouldn’t have thought otherwise. Thus I covered my hair

We only lived life according to my father’s rules.

A father who does not even think of sending his children to primary school, almost every person around him, is a religious educator. Fortunately, I was able to go to primary school. At that time, my mother was utterly on my father’s side. I was

I just want to be free.

I’m 18 years old. I met with the headscarf when I was in 5th grade, and at that time, I was 11 years old. According to Islam, individuals who are not in puberty are not responsible for the religious requirements. As an 11-year-old child, I

Let my freedom be the only infinite thing.

Can you hear the wind? It approaches calmly and silently. My eyelids are starting to open; my numb and dry glances hit against the damp and wet walls… I lift my head, unaware of anything. Every mirror I show my face breaks, I stand up

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