Saadet Özkan

Saadet Özkan (born 1978) is a Turkish activist against child abuse. She is a primary school teacher who found out that her pupils had been sexually abused by her principal. Despite pressure she succeeded in getting the crime investigated. She is an International Women of Courage Award recipient.[1][2][3]

Saadet Özkan
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Born1978 (age 43–44)
Known forHuman rights activist


  1. ^ "Biographies of the Finalists for the 2017 International Women of Courage Awards". US Department of State. Archived from the original on 29 March 2017. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Holly Holzer Bass Meets with International Women Courage Award winner Saadet Ozkan". Turkish Us Embassy. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Cinsel istismarı ortaya çıkaran Saadet öğretmene ABD'den cesaret ödülü". Turkish. BBC Turkish. 30 March 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017.