Strengthening the Socio-Economic Stabilization of Refugee and Host Community Women and Girls through Women’s Leadership in Gaziantep, Istanbul and Izmir (Turkey) Project Brief

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The project “Strengthening the Socio-Economic Stabilization of Refugee and Host Community Women and Girls through Women’s Leadership in Gaziantep, Istanbul and Izmir (Turkey)” has an overall objective to increase and expand the role that women play and better serve them in humanitarian response and recovery efforts, adjusted to the emerging and urgent needs in COVID-19 context. It will be implemented over the course of 12 months beginning on 1 April 2021.

The project will contribute to the social and economic stabilization of minimum 2,000 Syrian and other refugee women and girls living in Turkey. It will enhance women’s leadership and self-reliance through the provision of gender-responsive protection and livelihoods support and by enhancing women’s and women’s organizations’ capacities to lead recovery and resilience efforts at community and local levels. The project is placed on the humanitarian-development nexus and will address the urgent and ongoing needs of women and girls from refugee and host communities for protection and livelihoods in the context of both the Syrian crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic.

The brief on the "Strengthening the Socio-Economic Stabilization of Refugee and Host Community Women and Girls through Women’s Leadership in Gaziantep, Istanbul and Izmir (Turkey)" project created under the Regional Refugee Resilience Plan (3RP) provides information about the project's details including indicators, targets, time frame, and the budget.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Europe and Central Asia Turkey
Resource type(s): Briefs
UN Women office publishing: Turkey Country Office
Publication year
2021
Number of pages
2