PM’s wife sends March 8 greetings
ANKARA / ISTANBUL
Emine Erdoğan came together with the relatives of the victims in Uludere yesterday and gave them condolences. AA photoTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s wife, Emine Erdoğan, has sent International Women’s Day greetings to the women she visited in Şırnak’s Uludere district yesterday.
“I would like to give my regards and my message of solidarity to my sisters, whom I visited and gave condolences yesterday,” she said.
Emine Erdoğan, together with family members and state officials, visited Uludere, where a military air raid killed 34 civilians in December 2011. She came together with the relatives of the victims in Uludere’s Ortasu village, where a religious prayer was made for the victims. Erdoğan also celebrated Women’s Day for all women in her speech at a March 8 event organized by Ankara Municipality.
Meanwhile, the spouse of the Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, Sare Davutoğlu, said the language of violence should first be eliminated within families to help prevent abuse against women, adding that women also make mistakes in bringing up their children.
She also drew attention to the harm caused by TV images that reproduce violence, and said she wanted to participate in the funerals of women killed by the violence of their husbands.