At G7, which is a summit gathering 7 major developed and industrialized countries and the EU, a parallel event that is W7 was held in Rome this year for the first time. Ms. Sanem Oktar was the sole woman participating the meeting from Turkey among NGOs.
Ms. Sanem Oktar was a key speaker with the topic of “Participation of women and children in economy”. While sharing the information about the improvement of women entrepreneurship in Turkey, she described her ideas on behalf of KAGIDER about the needs to increase women employment.
At the W7 summit, proposals were made to be presented to G7 leaders in support of women's empowerment, economy and participation in business. Among the issues specifically addressed in the meeting were the problems of education, health services and women refugees.