Country Turkey
Year 2008
Type of Measure Police > Training
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The training program includes topics such as violence against women, gender equality, ways to approach victims of violence, and the effective enforcement of Law No: 4320 on the Protection of the Family and other relevant legislation. The project aims to train approximately 40,400 staff of the General Directorate of Security Affairs, that work at the police centers and stations. To date, 36,000 staff have been trained.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Turkey to the questionnaire on violence against women