Hazal Duran graduated from TOBB University of Economics and Technology Departments of International Relations and Turkish Language and Literature (double major) in 2012. She completed her MA in Modern Turkish Studies (MTS) at İstanbul Şehir University. Duran continues her doctoral studiesat Bilkent University, Department of Political Science. She works as a Research Assistant at SETA Ankara Directorate of Political Studies.
Women have always been the first victims of wars across the globe. Nevertheless, they can become the perpetrators of war crimes and become involved in armed groups and the military, more so in the last decade.
he role and position of women in politics has been a matter of debate for a long time. The topic has not only been of interest for academics but also for individuals, organizations and institutions focused on the empowerment and recognition of women in politics.