• First Language: Turkish

  • Subjects:  Women’s Studies

  • Journal Section: Research Article

  • Authors: Zehra YILMAZ

  • Dates: 26 May 2019

This article focuses on the intersections between the religion and the women issues within the
integration policies of Turkey. In the integration process, the woman issue comes into prominence image
because it belongs to woman’s own culture, which she left traumatically. Besides, for women
establishing a connection with their traditional values and roots are generally maintained upon women.
Within that period, the relation between women and religion are analyzed together in a meaningful way.
This article addresses the effects of religion and women relation to integration policies. On the other
side, women’s integration dynamics are definitely different and difficult than men. Therefore, secondly
this article analyzes the function of religion in the state’s integration policies regarding women. Lastly,
this article examines the meaning of shared religion for the Syrian Muslim refugee women in Turkey
where majority of the population define themselves as Muslim.

Religion, Women, Syrian, Integration, Refugee