Dying to be a woman in Turkey
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100 Women 2016: Fighting for transgender rights in Turkey

Seyhan Arman is a Turkish transgender actor, using her art to tackle deep-rooted prejudice in a country with the highest murder rate of trans people in Europe.

As part of the BBC's 100 Women season, we meet a woman risking her life to take a stand.

Produced by Kelvin Brown and Emre Azizlerli.

What is 100 women?

BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world every year. We create documentaries, features and interviews about their lives, giving more space for stories that put women at the centre.

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  • 29 Nov 2016
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