Turkish women by numbers… and a social fabric roundup…

Turkish Women: By The Numbers

from Kamil Pasha by Jenny White

Photo by Jenny White
Here are some of the latest figures on the status of women in Turkey. These are from the 2012 Turkish Statistical Institute?s report on women.
They make up half of Turkey?s population of 75 million. In 2013, they had a life expectancy at birth of 79 (men 75).

Most women-friendly cities of Turkey revealed

from Hurriyet Daily News
Daily Hürriyet has revealed the best Turkish cities for women.


Gazoz: Turkish Fizzardry

from Istanbul Eats by vlarson


One of every three working women employed in unpaid family works

from Hurriyet Daily News
Nearly one of every three working women employed as an unpaid family worker, according to the ?Women in Statistics 2012? report..

Turkey?s tourism ranks 46 out of 140 countries

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey?s travel and tourism sector ranks 46 among 140 industrialized and developing countries this year.


Being a Woman in Turkey and in the Middle East

from Yahoo News Photos
International Women’s Day, observed every March 8, is a global celebration of women’s economic, political and social achievements.


8 mars : journée de la femme kurde sous fond de processus de paix.

from YOL (routes de Turquie et d’ailleurs) by anne

Le 8 mars, journée de la femme, est un des temps forts des mobilisations kurdes en Turquie, une sorte de répétition entre femmes  avant les grandes fêtes de  Newroz (autour du 20 mars). Cette année avec le processus de paix en cours, Newroz revêtira une solennité  toute particulière.  Les 3 députés BDP  qui lui ont rendu visite la semaine dernière dans son île prison d?Imrali ont rapporté qu?Abdullah Öcalan devrait dévoiler sa feuille de route  à cette occasion. Les réponses aux  courriers qu?il a fait envoyer toujours par les députés BDP au parti kurde, à  Qandil et au PKK Europe devraient lui être parvenues.


Number of Turkish military personnel revealed

from Hurriyet Daily News
The Turkish General Staff has updated its personnel statistics, which amount

Exploring the North East Region of Turkey

from Turkish Images by noreply@blogger.com (Turkish Images)


Turkish minister criticizes archaeology excavations

from Hurriyet Daily News
Some of the archaeologists currently working at excavation sites around Turkey.

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