Once the Ottoman capital, today’s green city of textiles is the essence of a common Turkish paradox: Bursa has long been a conservative city but many women there are making their way in male-dominated businesses Ğ including the run for the city’s top job
Sena Kaleli has plans to lead women to entrepreneurship, and with it, create a model for the country. Kaleli is running for mayor of Bursa, the fourth largest city in the country. “For me, this duty will also be the beginning of a popular (...)
In the year since Turkish-Armenian editor Hrant Dink’s murder stained this country’s fabric, my husband and I welcomed our fair-skinned son, a Turkish citizen, into the world.
Living in Turkey, I cannot deny that I am scared for his safety and his future. Since his birth, three Protestants were strangled after extensive torture in Malatya because of their faith and attempts were made on the lives of clergymen in several cities. So far authorities have shown nothing but disregard for the (...)