The second phase of the Enhancement of Participatory Democracy in Turkey: Monitoring Gender Equality supported by the European Union was started by the Association for Monitoring Gender Equality (CEİD) on 2 January 2020.
The project known shortly as CEİD-İzler pursues the following objectives: Enhancing indicator-based monitoring capacity and awareness of civil society organizations with their focus on gender equality; encouraging organizations engaged in rights-based monitoring to incorporate a gender perspective into their work; supporting local governments in developing, implementing, and monitoring their policies from a gender equality perspective; and encouraging the adoption of the approach of indicators-based gender equality monitoring by civil organizations, local governments and the public sector.
Our project is implemented in 9 provinces: Adana, Ankara, Gaziantep, İstanbul, İzmir, Trabzon, Eskişehir, Mersin and Samsun.
For gender equality mainstreaming, there is first the need to promote the indicator-based monitoring of gender equality. This, in turn, will be possible when leading actors in public and private spheres incorporate the approach of indicator-based monitoring into their work. Hence, we shall be carrying out our work in cooperation with the following:
The following are envisaged for mainstreaming gender equality and strengthening participatory democracy in Turkey:
Project Name: Enhancement of Participatory Democracy in Turkey: Monitoring Gender Equality Project Phase II
Short Name: CEİD-İzler
Project Duration: 36 months (2 January 2020 – 31 December 2022)
Project Provinces: Adana, Ankara, Gaziantep, İstanbul, İzmir, Trabzon, Eskişehir, Mersin and Samsun
Funding: The project is financed by the European Union.