Sex crimes in Turkey dramatically increase in nine years

Sex crimes in Turkey dramatically increase in nine years

ISTANBUL
Sex crimes in Turkey dramatically increase in nine years

The number of sex crimes in Turkey has increased 400 percent in the last nine years, public prosecutor Veli San said during a conference held at Bülent Ecevit University in the Black Sea province of Zonguldak, Doğan news agency reported today.  

Some 32,988 files were reportedly opened on sex crime charges in 2011, while the number of files was just 8,146 in 2002.  

San detailed at the conference what sexual behavior was considered to be a crime, and also gave information about sex crimes that can happen in daily life and marriages.