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Decades of conflict in Turkey’s Southeast has helped politicize Kurdish women and promote gender equality in the region, participants at a women’s conference heard earlier this week.
Source: Hurriyet Daily News
Kurdish women and children have been politically active because the state has “produced [political] awareness” through its oppression of them, said Dilek Kurban, a columnist for daily Radikal.
“Why are the children and women in the streets? Because of the state. They are political; there is no turning back from this,” she said. (more…)
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