“For a More Just World, Stand by Me” Campaign

01 Dec 2011

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“For a More Just World, Stand by Me” campaign has been initiated, in partnership of UNDP Turkey, UN Women and TGNA Equal Opportunities Commission for Man and Woman, in order to attract further attention to the issue of gender equality in Turkey.

New Horizons -  “For a More Just World, Stand by Me” campaign has been launched by Speaker of the Parliament Cemil Çiçek, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Shahid Najam and Chairperson of TGNA Equal Opportunities Commission for Man and Woman, Azize Sibel Gönül.

The main objective of the campaign is to expand the legislative framework on gender equality, empower the role of women in the society, eliminate the inequalities in both humanitarian and socio-economic indicators, internalize gender equality perspective and raise public awareness on preventing domestic violence.

The campaign also aims to create public awareness and increase the ownership among society and general public on the project, through ensuring the visibility of the project activities on this field.

The campaign, the target group of which has been selected as all parties of the society (women, men, children, civil servants, local authorities, civil society organisations, unions and employer organizations, development agencies, private sector, universities, local and national media, etc.), will carry on its activities for one year.

Institutions Implementing the Campaign:

  • UNDP (United Nations Development Programme)

  • UN WOMEN 

  • Turkish Grand National Assembly Equal Opportunities Commission for Man and Woman

Date of the Campaign: 25 November 2011 - 25 November 2012