June 06, 2016
Erdogan Encourages Large Families In Worst Possible Way
Turkish President Erdogan really has a way with the ladies. While addressing Turkey’s Women and Democracy Association in Istanbul, he told the crowd that a woman who rejects motherhood is “deficient” and “incomplete.” The room full of career women didn’t exactly swoon over the leader’s charisma, but weren’t surprised either. This is just the latest in a recent campaign to encourage larger Turkish families. Erdogan also received criticism last month when he said “no Muslim family” would consider birth control or family planning.
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