Erdogan (President of Turkey): Women Are Not Equal To Men

Today, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that women are not equal to men and launched a bitter attack against feminists in Turkey, claiming they reject the concept of motherhood.

Speaking at a summit in Istanbul on justice for women, president said that biological differences between women and men meant they cannot serve the same functions in life.

“Our religion (Islam) has defined a position for women (in society): motherhood,” Erdogan told an audience of Turkish women including his own daughter Sumeyye.

“Some people can understand this, while others can’t. You cannot explain this to feminists because they don’t not accept the concept of motherhood." 

He went on to say that women and men cannot be treated equally "because it is against human nature." 

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You know what i am Muslim and i can say that shame on you! You have daughters and you say they are not equal to your sons. You better read Quran again because you basically didn’t understand the concept of it at all.

The other thing about motherhood made me laugh. Because my great-grandmother was feminist. She worked like her husband and gave birth 3 daughters and a son and she loved all of them. My grandma is also feminist, she sent her daughters to university as well as her sons because they are equal in her heart and in reality. And Today my mother has 2 daughters. She works hard for all of us and i am really proud of her. As you can see mothers who work and mothers who don’t are basically same and you don’t have to be a slave of men to understand motherhood. Mothers don’t obey, mothers fight and survive for their children without caring their children’s GENDER

Oh, btw i asked my father what he thinks and some of his words made me think. He said ”…You know that %51 of Turkey is female and they vote for him and launch campaigns to support him…“.

Hayatimda duydugum en guzel cumle : “kubra sen bi mum gibisin, senin hep ışık cikarmani saglamaya calisiyorum. Seninle konusurken kelimelerime daha fazla dikkat ediyorum, benden sıkılma diye ugrasiyorum. İsigini sondurmemeye calisiyorum. O mum sönmemeli.” oldu sanirim. Tabi bunu sumeyye o zaman daha guzel söylemisti 😂