PBS NewsHour

As Turkish Society Changes, Domestic Violence Increases

Clip: 02/28/2013 | 9m 3s

As the Turkish economy grows, the country's gender gap continues to widen. Turkey's domestic violence rate has skyrocketed, leaving female victims feeling hopeless and alone. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro has more on this disturbing trend as part of the NewsHour's "Agents for Change" series.

Aired: 02/28/13

Rating: NR

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