Project Launch "Technical Assistance for Prevention of Domestic Violence against Women Project"

"Prevention of domestic violence against women" is an important issue in Turkey, which was turned into a project by the Gendarmerie General Command. Increasing capacity of the Gendarmerie, training of trainers and other staff, and increasing awareness on the issue are the three components of the project. The Opening Event of the project was hosted by Gendarmerie General Commander Full General Yörük and Mrs Yörük, in which Mr. Güler, Minister of the Interior and his wife; Mrs Şahin, Minister of Family and Social Policies; and, Mr. Bağış, Minister of EU also participated.

The project co-financed by the EU and the Turkish Government is implemented by the Gendarmerie General Command with the support of a consortium led by Ecorys Consulting and Engineering. The duration of the project is 24 months and the total budget is 2.915.000 euros.