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 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

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

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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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