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

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

Women received Job Search and Interview Techniques Seminars in Ankara and Bursa under ILO Project

Women received Job Search and Interview Techniques Seminars in Ankara and Bursa under ILO Project

Women who received training on women’s human rights and joined vocational courses delivered by Altındağ and Yenimahalle Municipalities in Ankara and Bursa Osmangazi Municipality, were provided Job Search and Interview Techniques Seminars on 24 July 2017 and 7-11 August 2017 in Ankara and on 28 July 2017 in Bursa. Seminars were given by the job

ILO Experts and İŞKUR staff meet in Ankara to improve gender sensitive İŞKUR services

ILO Experts and İŞKUR staff meet in Ankara to improve gender sensitive İŞKUR services

Two-day meeting was held on 8-9 August 2017 in Ankara where international experts from the International Labour Organization (ILO) headquarter shared their findings and suggestions to improve Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR) public services from a gender sensitive perspective. The event is a follow up to a former meeting in 2016 in which the findings of

Potential 28 women entrepreneurs received grant support under the ILO Project

Potential 28 women entrepreneurs received grant support under the ILO Project

Potential women entrepreneurs entitled to micro grant by winning in the Micro Grant Competition organized under the project “More and Better Jobs for Women: Women’s Empowerment through Decent Work in Turkey” are announced. In this respect, 28 women as potential entrepreneurs who received training in entrepreneurship and performed successfully in the competition was awarded 2,000

Local Action Plans to support women’s employment are ready in 4 provinces under our project

Local Action Plans to support women’s employment are ready in 4 provinces under our project

In line with micro policies pursued to create decent work for women in Turkey, Women’s Employment Local Action Plans were developed in 4 provinces to support Turkish Employment Agency (İŞKUR) in its activities in the field of women’s employment and to contribute to efforts to promote the employment of women. Local action plans in project

Full list of potential women entrepreneurs who will be invited to interviewing after passing preliminary assessment in micro grant competition for potential entrepreneurs

Full list of potential women entrepreneurs who will be invited to interviewing after passing preliminary assessment in micro grant competition for potential entrepreneurs

FULL LIST OF POTENTIAL WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS WHO WILL BE INVITED TO INTERVIEWING AFTER PASSING PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT IN MICRO GRANT COMPETITION FOR POTENTIAL ENTREPRENEURS Below is the alphabetic list of 31 potential women entrepreneurs given by provinces. These women who successfully completed their training in Applied Entrepreneurship delivered as a part of the Programme for Supporting

Application period for micro grant competition for potential female entrepreneurs extended until 11 July 2017

Application period for micro grant competition for potential female entrepreneurs extended until 11 July 2017

APPLICATION PERIOD FOR MICRO GRANT COMPETITION FOR POTENTIAL FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS IS EXTENDED UNTIL 11 JULY 2017 APPLICATION PERIOD IS EXTENDED: The period for application to the micro grant competition which was earlier announced as June 12-23 2017 was extended to 11 July 2017. APPLICATION ADDRESS: All applications for the competition will be delivered in sealed

100 women trained in entrepreneurship under our project receive their certificates in İstanbul

100 women trained in entrepreneurship under our project receive their certificates in İstanbul

100 women receiving training in entrepreneurship under the project “More and Better Jobs for Women: Women’s Empowerment through Decent Work in Turkey” implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Turkey to promote women’s employment were awarded their certificates in İstanbul on 13 June 2017. Women having a variety of business pans including launching a

ILO Report: Reducing gender gaps would significantly benefit women, society and the economy

ILO Report: Reducing gender gaps would significantly benefit women, society and the economy

New ILO report shows closing the gender gaps by 25 per cent by 2025 could add US$ 5.8 trillion to the global economy and boost tax revenue. GENEVA (ILO News) – Gender gaps remain one of the most pressing challenges facing the world of work. Women are substantially less likely than men to participate in

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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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