Turkish leader urges women: have more children
Catholic World News - January 23, 2013
Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged women to have “at least 4 or five children” for the sake of the country’s future.
Erdogan (who is the father of 4 children) expressed his fear that Turkey’s recent economic growth could prompt young couples to have fewer children, following a trend that has led to dramatic aging of the population in other European countries. The Turkish leader said that large families are “of great importance for the future of our nation.”
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