Local Market Week

YANINDAYIZ Association attended the Local Market Week with a booth, organized by Istanbul Retailers Association (PERDER) and Pin Group on December 11th and 12th. Medium and large sized suppliers and local grocery chains came together in the Local Market Week. Fair participants who visited YANINDAYIZ booth had the opportunity to assess their gender equality scores with the “What is Your Score?” game. ...

Agency Women’s Leadership Day

Agency Women’s Leadership Day, organized by Facebook in different countries, took place on November 29, 2018 at Esma Sultan, Istanbul. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, was the keynote speaker of the event. YANINDAYIZ Association Vice President Murat Yetkin, Board Member Murat Yeşildere and YANINDAYIZ member Ali Yılmaz were panelists at the “Be The Ally” panel. YANINDAYIZ members talked about the important role of men and boys in promoting gender equality. ...

YANINDAYIZ attended 18th Retail Days 2018

YANINDAYIZ Association participated the 18th Retail Days 2018 with its booth for two days, played the game “What is Your Score?” with the conference and fair participants. About 100 people participated in the game. Those who visited the YANINDAYIZ booth had the opportunity to evaluate their gender equality score by playing the game. ...

Public vigil against gender-based violence

YANINDAYIZ Association held public vigil against gender-based violence on the occasion of The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. YANINDAYIZ Association members have read the names of the women who were killed by men in 2018. Speaking on behalf of YANINDAYIZ Association Murat Yetkin, Vice President, said the right to life is a fundamental human right and they will never remain silent about violence against women. ...

YANINDAYIZ at Kadir Has University “Strategic Communication for Civil Society” lecture

YANINDAYIZ Board Member Ata Selçuk participated in the class “Strategic Communication for Civil Society” taking place on November 15, 2018 at Kadir Has University. Dr. İrem İnceoğlu brings together her students with the representatives of the NGOs in order to enable them to discuss experiences with the conceptual information they have learned in class. Ata Selçuk shared the year-long story of YANINDAYIZ Association, talked about the areas in which the association is active, how founding members got together and the importance of...

YANINDAYIZ participated in 27th Congress of the Turkish Quality Association

YANINDAYIZ participated in the 27th Quality Congress: “A Sustainable Common Future”, organized by Turkish Quality Association (KalDer) on November 13-14, 2018. YANINDAYIZ joined the panel entitled “Women in Management”. The discussion was moderated by YANINDAYIZ Association President Nur Ger while the panelists KAGİDER President Sanem Oktar, YANINDAYIZ Board Member Erkan Tozluyurt, and the Head of Corporate Communication at Borusan Holding Şule Yücebıyık presented their views on gender equality and women’s economic empowerment in the business world. YANINDAYIZ played a game entitled “What’s...

YANINDAYIZ Association participated in the PERYÖN Congress

26th PERYÖN People management Congress was held in Istanbul on 1-2 November within the framework of “Today, Tomorrow, and Future”. YANINDAYIZ Association participated in the Congress and had chance to interact and present the projects to the private sector representatives and guests. Also YANINDAYIZ played a game entitled “What’s Your Score?” which measures men’s attitudes and practices on a variety of topics related to gender equality. YANINDAYIZ Board Members participated in the closing session and shared the story of the Association, why...

YANINDAYIZ Association participated in DİKAD Women’s Summit

YANINDAYIZ Association President Nur Ger, Board Members Murat Yeşildere and Dr. Erkan Tozluyurt participated in the “1stEconomics and Women’s Summit” organized by Association of Business Women in Diyarbakır (DİKAD). Nur Ger moderated the session entitled “Women in the Business World and Civil Society”. Filiz Bedirhanoğlu, an entrepreneur both in the business world and civil society, shared what was being done in the city of Diyarbakır and in the region to improve gender equality. Murat Yeşildere and Dr. Erkan Tozluyurt told the story of how...

A first in Turkey: Men founded an association to defend gender equality!

YANINDAYIZ Association aims to achieve gender equality in Turkey based on the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights through a mentality and behavioral change YANINDAYIZ Association, the first of its kind in Turkey and among the very worldwide, aims to fight with the struggle against all obstacles and prejudices that cause gender inequality and sexual discrimination. The association, founded by a woman, consisting male members aims to develop projects together with men and targeting men in order to accelerate the...