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Turkey Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc

The Gini Is Out of the Bottle

Laura Riley, Ph.D. | Posted 01.14.2015 | Women
Laura Riley, Ph.D.

These brave Turkish women stood up in a country where females live under constant danger for non-conformity. They risked their personal safety and joined other women demanding freedom from old restrictions. It isn't a small thing they did... not like laughing an indecent laugh.

Turkish Women Protest Against Politician Who Said They Shouldn't Laugh In Public

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2014 | Home

ISTANBUL, July 30 (Reuters) - Hundreds of Turkish women posted pictures of themselves laughing on Twitter on Wednesday to protest against comments b...

Racism in the U.S. & the Headscarf in Turkey

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 09.24.2013 | Home
Arzu Kaya Uranli

Unfortunately, somehow a physical manifestation of a woman's faith has become a threatening political symbol in Turkey. Even some conservatives have mixed feelings when it comes to the headscarf.

Deputy PM: Turkey Could Use Army Against Protesters

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2013 | Home

ANKARA, June 17 (Reuters) - Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said on Monday Turkey could deploy "elements of the armed forces" to help quell anti-...

Turkey's Deputy PM To Meet With Protesters

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2013 | Home

* Deputy PM apologises for initial police violence * Thousands take to streets for fifth day * Second demonstrator kille...