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Turkish ‘Progress’: Six-Year-Old Girl Married by Her Sheik Father

No doubt, Turkey is more secular and modern than Afghanistan and Iran. But that is not good enough news for Turkish girls and women.

A total of 327 women were murdered by their husbands, ex-husbands, fiancés and partners, between January 1 and November 11, 2022, according to the Turkish Federation of Women’s Association.

  • Burak Bekdil
  • Gatestone Institute

The Islamist government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should be proud.

Although they are now “ex-allies,” Erdogan, when he was the prime minister of Turkey in 2007, elected as president his long-time, staunchest ally at the time, Abdullah Gul, a fellow Islamist.

Gul reportedly married his wife, Hayrunnisa, when…

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