Turkey President Erdogan says women are not equal to men

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off a controversy on Monday when he said: 'You cannot make women do everything men do like the communist regimes did… This is against her delicate nature.'

By , Associated Press

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off a new controversy on Monday, declaring that women are not equal to men and accusing feminists of not understanding the special status that Islam attributes to mothers.