Women clerics in Turkey

Muteber Gulsefa Uygur, the only female cleric who is responsible for giving sermons in the Fatih district of Istanbul, inside the historic Fatih Mosque. She is one of 6 clerics in Turkey who, after graduating from the Department of Theology went on for a on-the-job training for 2 years in the Directorate of Religious Affairs. She is also a 'hafiz', meaning she has memorized the 600-page Quran.