In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, a man walks near Fatih mosque in Istanbul. (AP/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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Bulut, who divorced her killer four years ago, later died in hospital.Turkey has struggled to contain rising violence against women.In the first six months of 2019, 214 women were killed by men, while 440 women were killed last year, according to the women's rights group We Will Stop Femicide.Turkey has ratified the Council of Europe's 2011 Istanbul Convention – the world's first binding instrument to prevent and combat violence against women – but activists say more needs to be done to put the laws into practice.
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