Friday, March 10, 2006

"Violence against women in Turkey at same level as Europe"

State Minister Nimet Cubukcu, who is in charge of Family and Women for the ruling AKP administration, has said that recent statistics showing that a full 97% of women in Turkey were victims of violence were not true. "The levels of violence against women in Turkey are similiar to statistics from European countries," said Cubukcu.

Read the whole story on Hürriyet

See also: 700 Million Women Worldwide are Uneducated (Zaman)

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