The “Meeting of Women and Democracy” was held on March 8, 2014 at Sinan Erdem Sports Complex in Istanbul, in presence of His Excellency Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister, and with the participation of over 100 NGOs and the Ministry of Family and Social Policies.
KADEM organized a musical conversation at Titanic Business Bayrampasa Hotel on Feb. 17, 2014 with the participation of board members, founders, members and guests. Accompanied by music, the conversation focused on the present condition of female artists, the difficulties and opportunities they faced, and what should be done to encourage new artists.
The current condition of women’s rights in Egypt in the wake of the Arab Spring was discussed at a conversation with the Egyptian professor Dr. Mervat Hatem, entitled “The Arab Spring and the Quest for Human Dignity as New Frames for the Discussion of Women’s Human Rights in Egypt,” held on June 14, 2014.
“THE ART OF MUSIC AND THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF CONSERVATISM” This conversation was held on June 13, 2014. In this conversation, Yalçın Çetinkaya mentioned the relationship between music, humans and society. He additionally mentioned the movement of universe and the rhythm inherent in this movement and also in [...]
Held by KADEM, the conference titled “Where do Women Stand in the February 28 Process” was an enlightening experience that exposed the status of the February 28 trial, how the process has developed and how we can contribute to this trial.
The ‘Urban Poverty and Family Friendly Strategies for Regeneration’ Conference, hosted by the International Women and Family Association (UKADER), was aimed at bringing together academics, writers, intellectuals, social and cultural leaders, artists, policy makers and local administrators on one platform to discuss strategies for reconsidering the sources of urban poverty, to generate new and effective [...]
Considering “Violence against Women” to be an issue of priority, KADEM filed a criminal complaint at Çaglayan Court of Justice against “Seda Sayan Show” aired on September 2, 2014, on the ground that it justified crime and the criminal and legitimized violence against women. The public was informed about our expectations that “the media should [...]
DENOUNCING RACIST ISRAELI LAWMAKER AYELET SHAKED AND LAUNCHING A CAMPAIGN TO SUPPOR PALESTINIAN WOMEN
On July 15, 2014, KADEM members gathered outside the Israeli Consulate General in Istanbul to denounce the racist remarks of Israeli lawmaker Ayelet Shaked about Palestinian women and support Palestinian women. KADEM Chairperson Dr. Sare Aydın Yılmaz gave a live interview to Kanal24, Ülke TV, Tvnet, Tv360 and Kudüs TV outside the Israeli consulate. During [...]
On 8 March, International Woman’s day, in an attempt to emphasize that women are an inseparable aspect of democracy, KADEM conducted the media campaign ‘If There are Women There is Democracy’ in cooperation with women NGOs from various provinces of Turkey
A conference titled “Where do Women Stand in the February 28 Process”, was held by KADEM, and presented by the lawyer, Fatma Benli on 8 February 2014. With the slogan “I Too Have a Complaint!”, symbolizing an awakening, this conference united the complainants of the February 28 process. On 20 March 2014, KADEM participated and [...]