Country Turkiye
Year 2019
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms
Form of Violence Child, early and forced marriage, Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

On January 22, 2019, the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services and the Ministry of National Defence signed a “Protocol on the Empowerment of Women and Institutional Capacity Building and Increasing Cooperation and Coordination for Combating Violence against Women.” Under the scope of the protocol, “training of trainers” was organised on 4- 15 February 2019 for 101 staff of Turkish Armed Forces on “early and forced marriages” and “combating against violence against women”. Trained trainers started training of trainers for leader staff on 1 March 2019. Training towards non-commissioned officers/private soldiers of Turkish Armed Forces will commence on April 1, 2019.

Source of Information

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