KAGIDER and TUSIAD was at European Parliament

KAGIDER and TUSIAD was at European Parliament on “A 2020 Gender Perspective for the EU and Turkey in May 5th.

The attendees to the conferance were very much impressed by the professionalism, entrepreneurship and dynamism of the representatives of KADIGER and TÜSIAD who were on the panel who gave examples of the projects they initiated in Turkey to improve young girls’ access to education.

During her introduction speech Diana Wallis ALDE, MEP and Vice-President of the European Parliament stated that she was favourable to Turkey joining the European Union. Both KAGIDER and TÜSIAD want a stronger voice of women, and more participation, therefore they prepared the “Gender inequality in Turkey” Report, which explored the current situation of women in education, politics, business life and which also presented the EU perspective.