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Although officially banned in the public sector in a move toward secularism, headscarves are worn by over 50% of women in Turkey. In more traditional areas, the percentage is much higher. Turkey's population is 95% Muslim.

Although officially banned in the public sector in a move toward secularism, headscarves are worn by over 50% of women in Turkey. In more traditional areas, the percentage is much higher. Turkey's population is 95% Muslim.

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Anatolia
Islam
Muslim
Turkey
Turkish
headscarves
religion
rights
secularism
women
Istanbul
Sultanahmet
The Blue Mosque
Asia