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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 This issue of TPQ takes up a myriad of issues that the Middle East is grappling with today: from protracted conflicts and the increasing complexity of proxy wars, to changing regional blocs and emerging powers. The Arab uprisings of 2011 remain an important fulcrum for the changing political landscape of the Middle East, and as many of our authors contend, the underlying problems and basic drivers...
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