Four civil society organisations awarded grants to increase women’s legal awareness in Turkey


Inside of the framework of the European Union and Council of Europe joint programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022” and its action “Fostering women’s entry to justice in Turkey”, the Council of Europe selected 4 proposals from perfectly-set up and knowledgeable civil society organisations (CSOs) to present fiscal aid for their initiatives to raise recognition and lawful literacy among the women to claim their legal rights and obtain to justice and companies as equivalent citizens. The action launched a contact for CSOs for their projects focusing on assistance and empowering women of all ages as rights-holders, particularly those from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups, such as females victims of violence and refugee ladies.

The selected CSOs and their jobs are as follows:

 Soroptimist International (SI) of Turkey – Türkiye Soroptimist Kulupleri İş ve Meslek Kadınları Dernekleri Federasyonu:

The proposal submitted by the federation aims to raise women’s legal literacy in 3 principal themes: women’s human rights and combating gender-based mostly violence women’s economic legal rights and family law. 500 ladies in eight provinces (Adana, Ankara, Bursa, Denizli, Eskişehir, Hatay, İstanbul, İzmir, Mersin and Zonguldak) will be furnished gamified training (revolutionary coaching programmes through games) and session periods to give lawful details to women about their rights and offered justice mechanisms to produce their legal literacy. A lawful literacy campaign will also be conducted through social media with posts and video clips.

 The Basis for Women’s Solidarity (FWS) – Kadın Dayanışma Vakfı:

The Foundation’s proposal focuses on raising the capability of Women Counselling Centre (WCC) of the Basis to present aid and details to ladies victims of violence and on empowering a nationwide community of attorneys in the provinces where by it is most desired for advancing their endeavours to transform the legal support method toward a gender-responsive, available, and reputable assistance for gals in susceptible predicaments.

 The Affiliation of Solidarity with Syrian Refugees in Izmir – İzmir’de Suriyeli Mültecilerle Dayanışma Derneği:

The proposal aims to maximize the authorized literacy and authorized awareness of refugee females — who are among the susceptible women of all ages team — by potential making and awareness elevating routines, including growth of a cell application, internet site, and their information in the languages of focus on gals (Turkish and Arabic), podcasts, movies and a handbook.

 Flying Broom Basis- Uçan Süpürge Vakfı:

The proposal concentrating on raising awareness among the youthful authorized industry experts and culture in normal about the girls’ access to justice, worries and present boundaries as a result of potential advancement routines and electronic media marketing campaign.


All higher than-outlined awareness raising things to do are prepared to be carried by the CSOs involving April and November 2022.


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