If Erdoğan caughs, the whole party gets a cold. His obsession and conservative views with marriage, kids and family planning are echoed all the way down, from whatever Prime Minister he has at any given time to the more youthful Erdoğan protegees in the party.

Prepare for a lot of clichés on motherhood and mothers this weekend as Turkey celebrates Mother’s Day. EROSPOLIS takes a look at the Turkish middle class moms as “outsourcing” and “helicoptering” become buzzwords.

What fools we were as we struggled for equal rights at home and work, in word and deed!