Country Turkiye
Year 2018
Type of Measure Social services > Hotline/Helpline
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

In cooperation with General Directorate of Security, Department of Public Order, Information Technologies Department, and Communication Department; “Women's Support Application” (KADES), which can be downloaded from Google Play and Apple store to smartphones, was opened for use on 24 March 2018 in order to ensure that women who are victims of domestic violence and violence against women can access Hotline 155 Police Emergency and get help. A public service announcement was produced to raise awareness about KADES application and it was allowed to be broadcasted by RTÜK as “Public Service Ad for Public Benefit” on 06.09.2018. It was ensured that KADES public service announcement has also been broadcasted on the website and social media accounts of General Directorate of Security and on national television channels.

Source of Information

Turkey's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.81-82