Election podcast #1: A colossal backwards step for women

Turkey’s governing party forms an alliance with a movement that believes women should be seen not as individuals, but as part of a family
Kavra episode 1: Fatih Erbakan

Are women individuals or just a part of a family?

That’s the question that Islamist leader Fatih Erbakan brings to the table. He’s now an ally of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

But will he help the president’s election?

The implications for the rights of women in Turkey are potentially huge.

Kavra is a daily election podcast ahead of Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary election on 14 May 2023.

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