Erdogan: women and men are not equal
He accused feminists of it nothing to understand the special status that mothers according to islam. In islam, women have more rights than men. At a meeting in Istanbul said Erdogan that men and women are different by nature and that women thereby for example no heavy work. A woman may, in accordance with the president not to be expected that they are doing the same job as a man.Also, he said that mothers have a special status, which only they can reach. "You can not approach women and men the same way. That goes against nature. "Â Women's rights activist Hulya Gulbahar said Erdogans comments are in violation of the Turkish Constitution, the Turkish law and international agreements on gender equality. His work attempts to statements to limit against violence against women, said Gulbahar."Such statements by government officials in which fail on equality between men and women play an important role in the increase in the number of violent incidents against women."Â The statements by Erdogan are controversial. Previously he woke all the rage by women's rights groups by stating that women should give birth to at least three children.He also tried to criminalize adultery and abortion. Earlier this month he declared that America was discovered by Columbus for all Muslims.