Spotlighting a Silent Category of Young Females

  title={Spotlighting a Silent Category of Young Females},
  author={Kezban Çelik and D. L{\"u}k{\"u}sl{\"u}},
  journal={Youth \& Society},
  pages={28 - 48}
This article examines the everyday life experiences of young women in Turkey known as ev kızı or “house girls.” The article explores how traditional gender roles and family structure in Turkish society limit their full participation in political, economic, and public life. The study is based on in-depth interviews conducted with a total of 30 young women who are house girls from a district in Istanbul and another district in Ankara. The women interviewed were between the ages of 18 and 24… Expand
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