Useful Links

Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR) 

www.iskur.gov.tr

Ministry of Labour and Social Security

www.csgb.gov.tr

Ministry of Family and Social Policies

www.aile.gov.tr

Ministry of Development 

www.kalkinma.gov.tr

International Labour Organization (ILO)

www.ilo.org

World Bank (WB)

www.worldbank.org.tr

UN WOMEN

www.unwomen.org

Our project promotes gender equality through new publications

Our project promotes gender equality through new publications

Four booklets were released in the context of “More and Better Jobs for Women” project implemented by the ILO Office for Turkey to promote gender equality in public employment services and world of work to increase women’s access to more and better jobs. The publications “Gender Mainstreaming in Public Employment Services”; “Gender Responsive Job and

Recently released ILO-supported study examines women’s entrepreneurship trainings from gender perspective in Turkey

Recently released ILO-supported study examines women’s entrepreneurship trainings from gender perspective in Turkey

A new study released by the International Labour Organization (ILO) evaluates the existing new entrepreneurship training services through employing a gender perspective and outlines the entry-points for creating a better practice. The study was prepared under the project “More and Better Jobs for Women” implemented jointly by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Turkish Employment

ILO calls for urgent action to prevent looming global care crisis

ILO calls for urgent action to prevent looming global care crisis

Investment in the care economy needs to be doubled to avert a looming global care crisis, says a new ILO report. Sweeping changes in policies should address the rising need for care and tackle the huge disparity between women’s and men’s care responsibilities. The figures show that women are performing more than three-quarters of the

Our Project touching lives of hundreds of women ended with a closing conference

Our Project touching lives of hundreds of women ended with a closing conference

The 5-year project directly impacted the lives of hundreds of women with 50 entrepreneurs starting up own businesses; and rolled out Turkey’s first Action Plan on Women’s Employment. The “More and Better Jobs for Women: Women’s Empowerment through Decent Work in Turkey” Project implemented jointly by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Turkish Employment Agency

Projects implemented by ILO Turkey Office collaborate on women’s employment

Projects implemented by ILO Turkey Office collaborate on women’s employment

Women who received entrepreneurship training under the project implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) Turkey Office to promote women’s employment, now provide training “as role models” to Syrian refugee women and host country women in the context of work on employment of Syrian Under Temporary Protection in another ILO project. Ms. Elif Asav, following

Brave Women at Work!

Brave Women at Work!

Joyful, inspiring news from some of our women entrepreneurs who participated in the “Women Entrepreneurship Development Programme” under the “More and Better Jobs for Women: Women’s Empowerment through Decent Work in Turkey” project. Approximately 400 hundred women received entrepreneurship training in 2017 under the Project implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in cooperation with

ILO provides support for integrating gender equality perspective into İSKUR services

ILO provides support for integrating gender equality perspective into İSKUR services

Under “More and Better Jobs for Women” Project being implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Turkish Employment Agency (ISKUR), approximately 100 ISKUR staff were given one-day gender equality training in November and December in the four project provinces namely Istanbul, Ankara, Konya and Bursa to build gender capacity for ISKUR staff and services.

ILO Turkey continues to support gender equality in many sectors ranging from energy to defense

ILO Turkey continues to support gender equality in many sectors ranging from energy to defense

Under “More and Better Jobs for Women: Women’s Empowerment through Decent Work in Turkey” Project being implemented by ILO Office in Turkey and Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR), approximately 1,700 women and men were reached out and delivered awareness training on gender equality in many sectors ranging from energy to defense. Seminars were delivered to more

ILO-run Trainings in “Improving Gender Sensitive Public Employment Services” for İŞKUR continue

ILO-run Trainings in “Improving Gender Sensitive Public Employment Services” for İŞKUR continue

İŞKUR personnel were provided a training of trainers in the field of gender equality in Ankara on 11-15 September 2017. The training was in “Mainstreaming Gender Equality in Public Employment Services” under the project “More and Better Jobs for Women” implemented by ILO and the objective was building capacity in the Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR).

Our project’s new public service announcement on women’s employment on national TVs

Our project’s new public service announcement on women’s employment on national TVs

The new public service announcement on women’s employment, prepared as part of the “More and Better Jobs for Women: Women’s Empowerment through Decent Work in Turkey” project and implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) Turkey Office began to be broadcast on Turkish national television channels in August 2017. The public service announcement ‘Hands’ aims

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The International Labour Organization is a UN specialized agency founded in 1919 which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights.

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Sida is a government agency working on behalf of the Swedish parliament and government, with the mission to reduce poverty in the world and in Turkey supports the EU accession process. 

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In accordance with the needs of labour market; provides the service of finding job and employee effectively and enables employment through implementation of active labour market policies aimed at enhancing the employability of workforce.

The project “More and Better Jobs for Women: Women’s Empowerment through Decent Work in Turkey,” has been implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Turkish Employment Agency with the funding of the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA). 

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