Why more Turkish women don't work

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Media Outlet: Public Radio International

Pinar Ersoy, a journalist working with the Global Gender Parity Initiative, published a story in Public Radio International discussing how marriage plays a role in the reason why more Turkish women don't work.

In Turkey, a narrow victory in April’s constitutional referendum granted President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan unlimited powers, calling into question whether women will benefit from the economic reforms promised by this conservative strongman infamous for his anti-feminist views.


Pinar Ersoy is a freelance journalist based in Istanbul with 14 years of experience covering foreign affairs.