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Erdogan “I don’t believe in equality between men and women”

What can one say about a leader of state who meets with representatives of women’s organizations and tells them blithely, “I don’t believe in equality between men and women.” In a recent blog for the Huffington Post, Sophia Jones argues … Continue reading

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Sexual violence in the Gezi crackdown

Prime Minister Erdogan often portrays himself as a father figure for his citizens, and particularly for the women of Turkey.  He has – with good reason – publicly spoken out on reported attacks on women wearing headscarves.  He worries about … Continue reading

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