More women entering Turkish workforce: Yildirim

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The labor force part c pat on rate for women n Turkey has ncreased to 34 percent, the country’s parl amentary speaker sa d on November 1. B nal Y ld r m’s remarks came dur ng a panel on women as part of the Parl amentary Speakers’ Summ t at the G20 held n Buenos A res. Dur ng h s speech, Y ld r m recalled that Turkey recogn zed women’s part c pat on n the labor force n 1933. “In the last 10 years, we’ve prov ded opportun t es to women n Turkey n order help them part c pate more n the workforce,” he sa d. “Women’s part c pat on n the workforce has ncreased to 34 percent from 12 percent,” Y ld r m stressed. Turkey’s goal s to make th s ncrease to 43 percent w th n a 5-year per od, the parl ament speaker added.

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