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IASC Gender Handbook for Humanitarian Action, 2017 - Turkish Version

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

IASC Gender Handbook for Humanitarian Action sets out the rationale for integrating gender equality into humanitarian action and provides practical guidance for the implementation across sectors. The handbook is also intended as a resource for gender specialists to support their work in integrating gender equality into humanitarian settings. The handbook is translated into Turkish by UN Women Turkey within the framework of the project "Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities" funded by the European Union and the Government of Japan.

Report on Permanent Alimony

Sunday, December 8, 2019

This study investigates the need for new regulations on permanent alimony, the obstacles to the implementation of permanent alimony, and the issue of violence against women in cases with alimony claims. The report is based on the examination of 140 alimony and divorce case files in 11 provinces in Turkey. Discussions on alimony, legislation and doctrine as well as research and data related to those topics were also included in the report to provide a holistic analysis.

Essential services: analysis of the access to support services (health, police and justice and social services) for women belonging to marginalised groups who have experienced violence

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Research on availability of services on protection from domestic violence (police, center for social work, court and prosecutor's office, health care institutions) to marginalized groups of women in Bosnia and Herzegovina (women with disabilities, Roma women, women returnees and IDPs, rural women and elderly women).

Mapping of Sexual Violence Services in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

The Istanbul Convention calls for adequate and accessible support services for victims of sexual violence. In the Western Balkans and Turkey, these services are often missing, and where they do exist, they tend to be poorly implemented. This mapping report identifies the existing services in the region, examines their implementation, and highlights the gaps in service provision.

Advancing the Istanbul Convention implementation: The role of women's NGOs and networks in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Friday, November 29, 2019

This report examines the impact of NGO networking on advocacy efforts to promote the implementation of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) in the Western Balkans and Turkey.

Funding intersectional violence against women and girls (VAWG) services

Friday, October 4, 2019

This policy brief highlights the value that ‘by and for’ organizations bring to the fight to end violence against women and girls (VAWG) and examines how the current funding landscape jeopardizes the existence and autonomy of these organizations.

Data collection ‘by and for’ minoritized women

Friday, October 4, 2019

This policy brief examines the lack of data on violence against minoritized women and highlights the importance of utilizing an intersectional approach to data collection and engaging ‘by and for’ in the data collection process.

The value of intersectionality in understanding violence against women and girls

Friday, October 4, 2019

This policy brief explores the concept of intersectionality as a tool to analyze and understand the intersection of gender with other inequalities/oppressions (e.g., sexuality, gender identity, ethnicity, indigeneity, immigration status, disability) in the context of violence against women and girls (VAWG).

Brochure on UN Women's work in Turkey

Friday, August 23, 2019

This brochure provides information about UN Women Turkey's work on gender equality. UN Women's priority areas are humanitarian action, leadership and political participation and ending violence against women in Turkey. The brochure gives insights on programmes, projects, partnerships, and gender statistics in Turkey.

2018 Public Perceptions of Gender Equality and Violence Against Women in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Sunday, May 5, 2019

The "2018 Public Perceptions of Gender Equality and Violence against Women" Infosheets provide insight of current and dominant attitudes and perceptions (and the factors that influence them) toward gender equality and violence against women at community level in the Western Balkans and Turkey.

'Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities in Turkey, Iraq and Jordan' Factsheet - Turkey Country Facts

Thursday, April 18, 2019

This publication introduces the social, economic and labour market landscape in Turkey with a focus on women and girls in the context of refugee response. Prepared within the framework of UN Women regional programme “Strengthening Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls and Host Communities in Iraq, Jordan and Turkey,” the factsheet on the Turkey component provides information about initiatives to support refugee women and girls in the country.

Report: Regional Forum Promoting the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey

Thursday, February 21, 2019

This report presents a summary of the discussions held during the first Regional Forum on Promoting the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey.

Integrated Policies – Integrated Approach Mapping of Policies and Legislation on Violence Against Women and the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey - Executive Summary

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Produced by European Women’s Lobby under the EU-UN Women programme “Implementing Norms, Changing Minds” on ending violence against women, this report offers a regional analysis of policies and legislation on violence against women in relation to the Istanbul Convention in the Western Balkans and Turkey.

Awareness-Raising Among Refugee and Migrant Women on How to Access Justice Services

Monday, October 1, 2018

This report offers lessons learned and best practices ton awareness-raising among refugee and migrant women on how to access justice services.

Combatting Gender-based Discrimination and Violence against Refugee Women

Saturday, September 1, 2018

This handbook provides an overview for the national and international applicable legal framework towards refugee women in Turkey.

National and International Legislation and Standards for Preventing Femicide

Saturday, September 1, 2018

This review gives an insight into different notions related to femicide, including definitions and forms, risk factors and implementation of criminal law regulations in the cases of women killings.

Needs Assessment of Syrian Women and Girls Under Temporary Protection Status in Turkey

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

UN Women and Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Immigrants (ASAM) undertook a comprehensive needs assessment of Syrian women with the aim of gathering information on the needs of refugee women and girls, the challenges they are facing to access services and identifying areas that need improvement.

DOING IT RIGHT: Making women’s networks accessible with a special focus on women from minority and disadvantaged groups

Thursday, August 2, 2018

This report analyzes how to increase the accessibility of civil society networks, especially for women from minority and disadvantaged groups. It offers an overview of the current situation regarding the accessibility of networks in the Western Balkans and Turkey.

‘A THOUSAND WAYS TO SOLVE OUR PROBLEMS’: An analysis of existing Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) approaches for minoritized women and girls in the Western Balkans and Turkey.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

This report highlights the main challenges that ‘by and for’ women’s organizations across the Western Balkans and Turkey face in incorporating an intersectional approach, as well as in monitoring and reporting on Istanbul Convention implementation, monitoring and reporting to Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), and engaging with the EU accession process.

Refugee Women in Media: Handbook for Local Media Employees on right-based journalism

Thursday, March 1, 2018

This handbook provides information on the concepts of "right-based journalism" and "gender sensitive journalism", and lists directions on what to pay attention to whilst reporting news of violence against women and Syrian refugee women.

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