Count Down for Gender Equality Has Started Campaign

01 Jun 2012

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Within the context of the Joint Program on Fostering and Enabling Environment for Gender Equality in Turkey, being implemented under the partnership of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Turkey and Turkish Grand National Assembly (TGNA) Equal Opportunities Commission for Man and Woman, the campaign titled “Count Down for Gender Equality” under the theme of “For a More Just World, Stand by Me” started to be introduced through Information and Experience Sharing Platforms.

New Horizons - Information and Experience Sharing Platforms are organized within the context of the Joint Program on Fostering and Enabling Environment for Gender Equality in Turkey, being implemented under the partnership of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Turkey and Turkish Grand National Assembly (TGNA) Equal Opportunities Commission for Man and Woman.

Platforms, which will contribute to the introduction of “For a More Just World, Stand by Me” theme Campaign through the strategy to be followed and activities to be carried out, are considered to be an important opportunity in terms providing a stage where the present situation, needs and activities carried out up-to-date on gender equality.

Information and Experience Sharing Platforms will be carried out in 12 Sub Regions (NUTS I), in order to ensure the introduction of the campaign at both local and national level and raise awareness on gender equality among society and concerned institutions. In this context, the first Information and Experience  Sharing Platform was realized in January 2012, in İstanbul, in April 2012, in Bursa covering Eskişehir and Bilecik provinces, in Balıkesir covering Çanakkale and another one was realized in Tokat covering Çorum, Amasya, Samsun in May 2012 and will be continued in June in Ağrı and Gümüşhane Regions.