Italian soprano group to sing for women rights in Turkey
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
ISTANBUL- A four-member Italian soprano ensemble, "Le Div4s," will perform at the Zorlu Center for Performing Arts Center in Istanbul as part of a campaign to increase awareness of violence against women.
As part of Turkish daily Hurriyet’s campaign “No! to Domestic Violence” the group members, Denise, Isabella, Vittoria and Sofia will take to the stage on March 7.
Speaking to press at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul group member Denise said that violence against women is a problem not only in Turkey and Italy but around the world.
The Italian group will donate the proceeds of the concert to the Turkish “Emergency Helpline” which supports victims of violence.
In 2013, 28,000 women were exposed to violence in Turkey, and more than 50,000 women have been protected from their husbands or partners with precautions such as restraining orders, official data showed.
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