Fatma Hoşgör
Currently reviewing Ph.D. applicants
Areas of Expertise
Area of Study: Law & Human Rights

    Ms. Tekeşin ıs a lawyer from Turkey who specializes in human rights and family law issues. After obtaining her law degree from Marmara University she worked as a junior partner in Baktiaya Law Firm. Ms. Tekeşin holds a Master in Law and Human Rights from Istanbul Bilgi University. After graduation she founded her own law firm in 2009. She teaches family law at Istanbul Bilgi University. Ms. Tekeşin is an activist lawyer and defends women’s rights. Since 2012 she has served as Director of the KAHUDEV Foundation, which mainly supports female lawyers and law students. She hopes that the Humphrey Fellowship program improves her knowledge of human rights advocacy and provides her with additional tools to help her improve women's rights in Turkey.