Country Turkiye
Year 2018 - 2020
Type of Measure Policies > Inclusion of violence against women in other national plan/strategy
Form of Violence Child, early and forced marriage

Brief Description

The 2018-2020 Joint Work Plan was signed on April 25, 2018 by the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services and United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to protect disadvantaged children and to strengthen the exercise of development and participation rights. The work plan entails also activities towards prevention of early marriages with a budget of $865,000. Accordingly, workshops, seminars and training are organised for service providers (law enforcement officials, healthcare staff, social workers, judicial personnel, civil administration personnel etc.) employed at public and nongovernmental organisations working for the prevention of early and forced marriage.

Source of Information

Turkey's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.67

For more information: UNICEF Country Programme of Cooperation 2016-2020