International Reports

Turkish Women in Politics, the Economy and Society

by Suna Güzin Aydemir
In Turkey, the status occupied by women has repeatedly emerged in current debates. The issue of the Islamic headscarf in particular has troubled the Turkish public. Against the backdrop of frequent assaults on women, the question of domestic violence and how to prevent it is also an issue that the media repeatedly come back to. The existenceof a women’s movement is a source of hope for Turkey in this respect.