Country Turkey
Year 2009
Type of Measure Work with public private sectors > Faith based organizations
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


In 2009 "The Role of the Chaplains in the Prevention of Violence against Women Project" will commence with technical and financial support of UNFPA, in cooperation with the Department of Religious Affairs and the General Directorate on the Status of Women. The project aims to train all chaplains on the issues gender equality, violence against women, domestic violence, communication with victims, and legislation related to violence against women.

Source of Information

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