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Have 'at least 3 kids', Erdogan tells Turkish women

Jun 06, 2016 - 12:20 AM

A woman who rejects motherhood who refrains from being around the house however successful her working life is is deficient is incomplete says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

epa05342146 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a joint news conference with his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta at the State House in Nairobi, Kenya, 02 June 2016. Erdogan and the Turkish delegation are visiting Kenya to strengthen diplomatic and economic relations with the East African country. EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

Turkish first lady says harem was 'school' for women

Mar 10, 2016 - 8:00 AM

Emine Erdogan s comments come a day after the president triggered protests by saying he believed that a woman is above all a mother in a speech marking International Women s Day

In this file photo, Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R), and his wife, Emine (C), greet their supporters during a rally marking the 562th anniversary of the conquest of Istanbul by the Ottomans, in Istanbul, Turkey, May 30, 2015. Sedat Suna/EPA

Turkish minister slammed over 'career of motherhood' comment

Jan 02, 2015 - 11:04 PM

’Mothers should not prioritize another career other than the career of motherhood They should focus on the raising of good generations ’ says Turkey’s Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu

WOMEN. Turkish women check their mobile phones at a cafe in Istanbul, Turkey, March 21, 2014. Photo by Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

Women not equal to men – Turkey's Erdogan

Nov 24, 2014 - 8:21 PM

The devoutly Muslim president said that biological differences between women and men meant they cannot serve the same functions in life

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Riga, Latvia on October 23, 2014. Ilmars Znotins/AFP