Woman in Turkish Political History: Panel Discussion on Coups and Struggle for Democracy

KADEM organized a panel named ‘Woman in Turkish Political History: Coups and Struggle for Democracy’ in cooperation with Turkish American National Steering Committee (TASC) and Maarif Foundation. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sare Yılmaz, president of KADEM, spoke on the July 15 coup attempt along with her presentation named ‘Women Stronger than Tanks’ at the [...]

Protocol of Economic And Social Adaptation Project for Syrian Refugees Has Been Signed

Women and Democracy Association (KADEM) and Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) are launching an economic and social adaptation project for Syrian refugees in Turkey. KADEM has recently completed the Project “Women on the Move” with a yearlong elaborate and hard work. The project that aimed to identify [...]

The Project “Women On The Move” Was Completed With International Refugee Women Panel And “AYRILIK (Separation)” Documentary Premiere

ADEM Women on the Move Project ended with an international panel on Refugee Women and the premiere of the documentary named “Ayrılık (Seperation)”. The Women on the Move project, jointly conducted by the Women and Democracy Association (KADEM), the International Association of Refugee Rights from Turkey (UMHD) and EUROCULTURA from Italy, shared the results [...]


II. INTERNATIONAL WOMEN AND JUSTICE SUMMIT FINAL DECLARATION   The II. International Women and Justice Summit, which was organized jointly by the Turkish Ministry of Family and Social Policies and KADEM, Women and Democracy Association, was held at the Wow Convention Center in Istanbul on November 25-26, 2016 with the honorable attendance of President of [...]


July 20, 2016 On July 15 2016, a fraction within the Turkish Armed Forces had attempted to perform a coup d'etat. The junta behind the attempt was apparently directed by the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO)- a group classified as a terrorist organization within the Turkish National Security Policy Document. In response to the coup attempt, [...]

KADEM attends 69th session of UN’s Commission on Status of Women (CSW60)

March 14, 2016 - New York Woman and Democracy Association (KADEM) attended the sixtieth session of United Nations' (UN) Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) on March 14, 2016 for presenting "Women in Innovation" project. The topic of the session was announced as "Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development", while KADEM's project [...]

KADEM announces Second International Women and Justice Summit

March 8, 2016 - İSTANBUL Women and Democracy Association (KADEM) the Second International Women and Justice Summit on Nov. 25-26, 2016, in İstanbul, in cooperation with Turkish Ministry of Family and Social Policies. Visit Second International Women and Justice Summit web site:  http://womenandjusticesummit.org/en/2016/page/second-international-women-and-justice-summit--25-26-november-201 The objective of the summit is to draw public attention and to raise awareness on [...]

KADEM launches ‘Women in Innovation’ project

Jan. 27, 2016 - İSTANBUL KADEM launched a project named “Women in Innovation” Entrepreneurship Project aiming to help women to transform their ideas in technology and innovation into solif business plans and to become enterpreneurs with these ideas. The project was implemented in cooperation with Marmara University Techno-Park, and affiliated institution to the Scientific and [...]


KADEM, the social responsibility partner of 37th Vodafone Istanbul Marathon , took place in the marathon to say “Stop Violence against Women” with its participants on all sides of Turkey. The campaign “You Talk, too and Run, too” which has been launched before the marathon with the theme “Say Stop Violence against Women” has drawn great interest [...]