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Women in Tunisia, a country in democratic transition, have a need for support to help them actively participate in the new democracy and thus work towards a more peaceful society in the near future. The Soroptimists of both Tunisian clubs will be able to connect better with the international women’s organizations and SIE in particular. […]
Women and girls from Mardin, a city located in the Southeastern Turkey, attend local courses where they learn weaving carpets. The trainers are employed by the Public Education Center, one of the supporting partners of the project. After the workshops, the participants begin to produce Hereke carpets and others with special designs. This project is […]
The members of SI Izmir recognise that violence against women is a basic violation of human rights, and is a serious social problem that very often arises from within the family (husband, brother, father), in Turkey as in other nations. The elimination of violence against women cannot be accomplished overnight. It is therefore necessary to […]