Country Turkiye
Year 2015
Type of Measure Perpetrators Programme
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Pilot Scheme of Applicability of Audio Surveillance Systems for Combating Violence against Women has been ongoing since 2015 through the collaboration among the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services, Ministry of Interior, and Ministry of Justice. Through the system established within the Ministry of Justice, the General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses, and the Department of Probation, perpetrators of violence and victims of violence are monitored together using electronic monitoring system infrastructure and electronic bracelet. During the pilot implementation conducted in Ankara, İzmir, İstanbul, Bursa, Antalya and Gaziantep, Technical Monitoring Procedures and Operations Directive and other documents to be used in the implementation were developed. Initiatives are ongoing in order to disseminate the pilot implementation across the country, and to develop implementation procedure.

Source of Information

Turkey's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.66