Foreign News: Turkey: Mar. 3, 1923

Mustapha Kemal Pasha comes into the limelight under a new guise. Speaking before the Teachers' Association at Brusa (across the Bosphorus from Constantinople), he exhorted women to educate themselves and to take an active part in the nation's affairs.

He recalled the olden times when Turkish women went to war side by side with their husbands. "At the very dawn of Islamism there were women savants, women of letters, women orators and women who opened schools, lectured, and took a great part in public life. The Moslem religion orders women to educate themselves...

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