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 and SIDA sign a cooperation agreement to promote women’s employment in Turkey

ILO and SIDA sign a cooperation agreement to promote women’s employment in Turkey

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) signed a cooperation agreement for the programme “More and Better Jobs for Women – Phase II” to be implemented to promote women’s employment in Turkey. Signed by Mr. Numan Özcan, Director of the ILO Office for Turkey, and Ms. Malin Stawe, Head of

ILO organises a Multi-lateral Conference on Combating Violence and Harassment against Women at Work

ILO organises a Multi-lateral Conference on Combating Violence and Harassment against Women at Work

The International Labour Organization (ILO) organised a “Conference on Prevention of Violence and Harassment against Women at Work” with participation of social partners on 6 December 2018 in Ankara under the project “More and Better Jobs for Women” funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). Premised on the facts that violence and harassment

ILO Office for Turkey launches “Gender Equality Model in SMEs” in Turkey for gender equality at work

ILO Office for Turkey launches “Gender Equality Model in SMEs” in Turkey for gender equality at work

The launch meeting was held on 22 October 2018 in Istanbul for the “Gender Equality in SMEs Programme” (MIGSCORE) which was developed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) to improve gender equality in the world of work, for which Turkey will be the first country of full-scale implementation at global level. Developed by the ILO

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.

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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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