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Women and Local Democracy in Turkey

  title={Women and Local Democracy in Turkey},
  author={{\"O}mer Çaha},
This study focuses on the role of women's civil soc iety organizations in developing women's participation in political activ ities at a local level in Turkey. Based upon an empirical study conducted on ten women's organizations in Istanbul, it tries to answer the following questions: "to wha t extent are women's organizations influencing the political agenda at the local level and how active are they in the area of social responsibility?" The article finds that d ue to the existence of… 

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