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Zonguldak Awareness Raising Seminar
12 March, 2014 - Dedeman Hotel, Zonguldak

Over 200 participants attended the seminars consisting of representatives from Governorates, Provincial Directories of the related ministries such as Family and Social Development, education, labour, health, police, GGC, law enforcement, bar associations, NGOs, public and local media. The local and national press also showed great interest and the project roll-up was signed by the governor, as realized in all seminars, showing the support of the institutions and governorship of Yozgat, Zonguldak and Konya for prevention of domestic violence against women.


Coordination and Awareness Raising Seminars in the Project


These seminars are planned for 30 cities and include topics such as the factors in “Domestic Violence against Women”, aspects of violence, legislative improvements, and application mechanisms. Awareness Raising Seminars aimed the enhancement of cooperation between the Gendarmerie General Command, NGOs and relevant institutions on prevention of domestic violence, development of a sustainable local coordination, reporting, and service delivery and finally to increase the awareness among Gendarmerie personnel as well as public at large on violence against women issues. With this regard, the first three seminars were organized in Yozgat, Zonguldak and Konya, all of which draw considerable attention. The participants of the seminars were representatives from Governorates, Provincial Directories of the related ministries such as Family and Social Development, education, labour, health, police, GGC, law enforcement, bar associations, NGOs, local media, etc.