Turkish President Erdogan has once again annoyed women's activists with his comments on sex. He said it was the responsibility of women to ensure the continued growth of Turkey's population.
During a tense press conference in Paris, Turkey's Erdogan said journalists are "gardeners" of terrorism and got into a spat with a French reporter. France's Macron said he raised concerns about human rights in Turkey.
Turkey's president has slammed family planning, calling for an increase in "descendents." The leader has previously faced criticism for urging mothers to have at least three children and calling birth control "treason."
Organizers of a gay pride parade in Istanbul had said they would go ahead with a march despite a ban. But using tear gas and rubber bullets, police prevented large numbers of people from gathering together.
The wife of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Emine, has praised the harem as an "educational establishment" during a speech. Her husband had also made controversial remarks on motherhood on International Women's Day.
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