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Turkey's women struggle for work

15 October 2012 Last updated at 16:41 BST

The past decade has seen Turkey's economy soar, but while jobs have been created and industries have grown, the number of women in the workforce is far lower than its peers.

A little over one in four women are in work or looking for work in Turkey, so what is holding half the working population back?

Katy Watson reports.