Country Turkiye
Year 2019 - 2023
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Child, early and forced marriage

Brief Description

In order to fight early and forced marriages and to develop and implement policies in cooperation with all parties to empower girls in Turkey, “Action Plan on Combating Early and Forced Marriages 2019-2023” has been developed with the contribution and participation of public institutions, universities and nongovernmental organizations, and the Action Plan is ready for approval. The Action Plan encompasses 5 key objectives, namely Development of Legislation, Research and Data Collection, Empowerment of Girls, Delivery of Protective and Preventive Services, Awareness Raising and Transformation of Social Attitudes, Interinstitutional Cooperation and Policy Development.

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: Turkey's Submission to OHCHR