Social Changes and Their Impact on Women in Turkey and Its Membership to the EU
The aim of this paper is to reflect Gender,Discrimination and Human Rights in Turkey, Most of the Women in Turkey face setbacks with regard to education, employment and public representation. The illiteracy rate for women in Turkey is nearly twenty percent, while female employment is under thirty percent. In addition, women are poorly represented in the political sector, and only four percent of parliamentary seats are occupied by women. On the other hand Gender discrimination and violence against women are a widespread problem throughout Turkey. In a recommendation on Turkey’s accession to the European Union, the European Commission noted that discrimination and violence against women, including honor killings, remains a major problem.On the Other hand, Honor killings are another widespread violation of women's human rights together with sexual assault which is a serious problem in the Country.
Volume (Year): (2010)
Issue (Month): 3-4 ()
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