In order to support Özgecan’s family, who has been slayed about 4 months ago, and demand justice for these kind of issues, we went to Mersin on June 13th 2015 and we were attacked by other NGOs in front of the court. Sare Aydın Yılmaz, president of KADEM and members entered the area at the [...]
Mahinur Özdemir, a member of the parliament in Belgium, has been taken out of her political party because of not calling the events of 1915 as “genocide”. In 2015, in the middle of Europe, freedom of thought and speech of a member of the parliament has evidently been banned. We, as Women and Democracy Association, [...]
This group has been formed to develop a sense of belonging to the Association, to discuss different and new ideas and to make it possible for experiences of analyses, research and readings to be shared by women. The group meets on the second Friday of every month and addresses a topic or a book that [...]
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 [...]