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Women challenge Turkey traditions for right to work

Despite the Turkish president Erdogan’s recent remarks, where he stated “childless women are deficient and incomplete”. An MP of the ruling party Ravza Kavakci Kan, says Turkey still has a long way to go towards gender equality and claims that they wish to work towards gender equality despite their conservative values. In Turkey only 30% of women work, this is an stark statistic compared to the countries in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development where the average is 63%.

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