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Women in Turkey are pleased to know that women’s rights and gender equality is avery important part of the acquis communautaire and that any country that wants to become a member of the EU has to adopt the principles of the acquis. Complyingwith the norms of the EU will bring many benefits to Turkey and, without a doubt, will also benefit the EU. In this new century of rapid global transformations, women still face inequalities in fields such as education, health, employment and decisionmaking – despite the fact that women’s struggle to obtain equal rights and opportunities began in the 19th century and gained importance and recognition after the two major wars of the 20th century...Please click here to read the text in full.


 

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Nimet Çubukçu
Nimet Çubukçu
From the Desk of the Editor Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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