Four civil society organisations awarded grants to increase women’s legal awareness in Turkey2 min read
Within the framework of the European Union and Council of Europe joint programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022” and its action “Fostering women’s entry to justice in Turkey”, the Council of Europe picked four proposals from well-set up and professional civil modern society organisations (CSOs) to supply fiscal assistance for their initiatives to enhance awareness and authorized literacy amongst females to declare their legal rights and entry to justice and services as equal citizens. The motion released a get in touch with for CSOs for their projects focusing on guidance and empowering females as legal rights-holders, notably people from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups, this sort of as girls victims of violence and refugee ladies.
The selected CSOs and their tasks are as follows:
Soroptimist Worldwide (SI) of Turkey – Türkiye Soroptimist Kulupleri İş ve Meslek Kadınları Dernekleri Federasyonu:
The proposal submitted by the federation aims to improve women’s legal literacy in a few primary themes: women’s human rights and combating gender-based violence women’s economic rights and family regulation. 500 ladies in 8 provinces (Adana, Ankara, Bursa, Denizli, Eskişehir, Hatay, İstanbul, İzmir, Mersin and Zonguldak) will be offered gamified teaching (progressive training programmes through online games) and session classes to offer legal data to women of all ages about their legal rights and out there justice mechanisms to create their lawful literacy. A authorized literacy campaign will also be executed as a result of social media with posts and videos.
The Basis for Women’s Solidarity (FWS) – Kadın Dayanışma Vakfı:
The Foundation’s proposal focuses on growing the capacity of Girls Counselling Centre (WCC) of the Basis to offer assistance and information and facts to females victims of violence and on empowering a nationwide community of lawyers in the provinces where by it is most required for advancing their attempts to completely transform the authorized help system in the direction of a gender-responsive, accessible, and trusted provider for girls in susceptible conditions.
The Affiliation of Solidarity with Syrian Refugees in Izmir – İzmir’de Suriyeli Mültecilerle Dayanışma Derneği:
The proposal aims to maximize the authorized literacy and legal awareness of refugee females — who are amid the susceptible girls group — as a result of capability creating and recognition elevating pursuits, together with progress of a cellular software, website, and their written content in the languages of target girls (Turkish and Arabic), podcasts, video clips and a handbook.
Flying Broom Basis- Uçan Süpürge Vakfı:
The proposal concentrating on rising consciousness between young legal gurus and society in typical about the girls’ access to justice, worries and current barriers by way of ability improvement pursuits and digital media campaign.
All earlier mentioned-described awareness elevating functions are planned to be carried by the CSOs concerning April and November 2022.