COVID-19 confirmed what I have always known and experienced - that even among white, middle-class families, household and childcare chores are hopelessly lopsided. While the “modern man” undertakes some of the chores, what he mostly takes over is either considered in line with male roles.
The ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) judicial reform package aims to hammer down on social media restrictions, silencing criticism about the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis, Prof. Yaman Akdeniz said. The regulation would also mandate social media platforms to reveal users’ identities, allowing the government to prosecute individuals more, Akdeniz warned.
The judicial reform package of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will allow courts to fine social media portals instead of individual users. The new law will allow officials to carry out on-location inspections into hosting service providers by officials from Turkey's Information Technologies and Communications Institution (BTK), according to daily Sözcü.
Turkey is among the top 10 countries to use social media networks Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, a survey by London-based social media company We Are Social revealed.