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In consultation with the Focal Point on Family at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), the JWF Women's Platform organized "International Family Conference III: International Family Policies" in Istanbul on November 29-30, 2014. Family policies should always take...
An international summit in Istanbul, titled "Women's Perspective on the Post-2015 Development Agenda," has called for women's empowerment as a condition for sustainable development. The summit was held in Istanbul on May 31 - June 1, 2014. Women's empowerment is...
In a recent video message, Navi Pillay, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, commended JWF for organizing the Istanbul Summit, an event that features women's perspectives on the UN's post-2015 development agenda. Women's rights are inseparable from men's....
At a recent conference, Turkish officials reiterated that in order to find a solution to the number of Syrian refugees fleeing their war-battered country for neighboring states, it is necessary to create a humanitarian corridor in Syria that would...
The JWF Women's Platform took part in a recent panel titled "Laws on Violence against Women Presented by Women Judges," which was a side event at the 57th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57)...
JWF's Women's Platform gave a statement at the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57), a UN Women's event held at UN Headquarters in New York from March 4 to 15, 2013, to eliminate and prevent...
Turkey's Family and Social Policy Minister Fatma Sahin has praised the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) for its members' courageous coverage of important issues at a time when the country is taking steps toward democratization. JWF not only brings problems...
The government should take a more active role in preventing domestic violence — which is on the rise throughout Turkey and the world — stated the final declaration of a conference on violence and society organized by JWF Women's...
A workshop held at Istanbul University's Faculty of Communication on April 5, 2012, recommended ten steps for eliminating the media's negative influence on children and teenagers in Turkey. Children spend 900 hours a year at school and they spend 1,200...
South Korean, Turkish, and Indonesian youth commissions attended the "Coexistence and Overcoming Prejudices" workshop hosted by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) Women's Platform on July 23, 2011, at Maltepe Coskun Private High School in Istanbul. I think the best...