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.
A parliamentary commission revealed that some 462 children in Turkey died under suspicious conditions in 2019. Police data showed that 21 children's deaths were suicides and 29 were the result of poisoning.
A court failed to arrest a man accused of molesting his children after the third hearing of the case against him. A prosecutor had previously failed to convict him because of an ongoing divorce case with the children's mother.
A kindergarten in the lot of Ankara's quarantine hospital was left open, putting some 120 kids between three and six at the risk of coronavirus infection. The kindergarten in the lot of Dr. Zekai Tahir Burak Hospital re-opened after the release f the Turkish citizens returning from Wuhan and remains open as the 132 Turkish citizens from Iran were quarantined in the hospital.