A social fabric roundup: Sertaç Sehlikoğlu on Vaginal obsessions in Turkey…Nargileh culture… Turkey losing ethnic tongues…

Vaginal obsessions in Turkey: an Islamic perspective

from open Democracy News Analysis – by Sertaç Sehlikoğlu
Recent controversies over women’s sexuality, abortion and reproductive rights in Turkey reveal unacceptable violations of women?s sexual privacy by male politicians, says Sertaç Sehlikoglu

THY magazine fined for censoring article critcizing an alcohol ban

from Hurriyet Daily News
Writer Buket Uzuner has won a case against Turkish Airlines’ magazine..

Germany Shuts Down Reactors, Turkey Builds, Why?

from Bianet :: English
While Turkey is eagerly signing deals to establish its first nuclear power plant in a foreseeable future without discussing potential perils of nuclear energy, Germany has been dealing with nuclear waste for the past 35 years

Turkey losing its ethnic tongues, report shows

from Hurriyet Daily News
UNESCO figures show that 18 languages are endangered in Turkey. Three of them have already extinct.

Turkey?s nargileh culture under threat

from Hurriyet Daily News
Fans of the water pipe, also known as a hookah or shisha, are struggling to get their fix in cafes, bars, and restaurants in Turkey, after..

Turks Debate Modest Dress Set for Takeoff

from NYT > Turkey by By TIM ARANGO; Ceylan Yeginsu and Yesim Erdem contributed reporting.

Proposed new uniforms for Turkish Airlines flight attendants, including long dresses and Ottoman-style fez caps, have created an uproar over how the flagship carrier should be perceived.

Italy tops list of Turkish tourists’ preferences

from Hurriyet Daily News
Italy Singapour and Balkan countries are the favourite destinations of Turkish tourists.

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