The Women and Democracy Association, KADEM, was founded on International Women’s Day, March 8th 2013, as a non-governmental and non-profit organization working for the empowerment of women. KADEM is engaged in advocacy in order to deliver the human dignity women deserved and has a mission of carrying out solution-oriented best practices to solve the issues and barriers that inhibit women’s most basic rights. KADEM works continuously with its professional team of 100 bright individuals and is even stronger with 5400 members and more than 5000 passionate volunteers tirelessly working at all 50 representative offices across Turkey to ensuregender justice and women’s rights within the family and community.

Our Vision

  • To be a leading and accessible NGO with our national and international activities based on the principle of equality in existence and justice in responsibilities as they pertain to issues about women.

Our Mission

  • To build a safe society and just future where women can live with honor.