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 [...]
SUPPORT CAMPAIGN FOR THE SIT-IN LAUNCHED IN DIYARBAKIR IN MAY 2014 BY MOTHERS WHOSE CHILDREN HAVE BEEN ABDUCTED
KADEM launched a support campaign to offer support to the mothers who have been demanding the return of their children in particular and the future of the country in general since May 20, 2014, in Diyarbakır. A 7-strong delegation from KADEM, including journalists, lawyers, psychologists, educators and academics, and an additional team of three people [...]
Campaign against Child and Forced Marriages In addition to the workshop we organized in the Campaign against Child and Forced Marriages, in an attempt to raise awareness on the issue, our slogan also appeared in the social media. This slogan, supported by all sectors of society, was highlighted in the social media.
The International Day for the Prevention of Violence against Women Campaign In an attempt to raise awareness of 25 November, “International Day for the Prevention of Violence against Women Campaign”, KADEM headed the campaignwith the slogan “If You’re a Man, OvercomeYour Anger!” The public advertisement prepared by KADEM for the campaign was broadcast throughout the [...]
In order to ensure that qualified and well-informed women candidates will participate in the local elections and take an active role on the local political stage, a joint project with the Istanbul Commerce University and Marmara City Council Union, KADEM presented the “Local Administration Certificate Program”.
KADEM held two “Women's Leadership Training” sessions, one on May 31, 2014 and the other June 1, 2014. The sessions ran between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. with the purpose of increasing the participants’ self-awareness, enabling them to look at life in a more positive light and helping them to generate solutions to the problems [...]
On 22 February, 2014, KADEM organized “Training for Female Candidates in Local Administrations” aimed at providing training for almost 100 women council assembly candidates. In addition to this training provided by KADEM, aimed at educating Female Candidate Members of the Council Assembly prior to the2014 elections, emphasis was also placed on the importance of female [...]