Ben Seçerim is proud to announce to be the member of global, feminist support membership organisation AWID
11 August 2022
Ben Seçerim is proud to announce to be the member of global, feminist support membership organisation AWID who works for achieving gender justice and women’ s human rights worldwide.
07 August 2022
Politics is an important mechanism to empower women: a tool to change their lives, especially in Turkey. We need more women in politics to initiate change, regardless of their ideological standpoint.
Over the last 20 years, gender balance (quota of at least 40 % of each gender) has improved in EU Member States’ parliaments. And the application of legislative quotas that aims to ensure a minimum proportion of each gender among candidates has played a key role.
22 July 2022
Emily’s List, Run for Something and more are seeing an influx of women interested in running for office after the Supreme Court overturned the landmark abortion-access ruling.
Together with KONDA Research, I Choose Association has carried out one of the most comprehensive public opinion surveys ever conducted on women in politics: “The Position and Prospects of Women Politicians in Turkey Survey”.
THE WOMAN OF
The Woman of “I Choose”
“I Choose” advocates representation of women in politics for the construction of an egalitarian, free and just social order. In this context, “I Choose” will endorse and support women who will be committed to the following five basic commitments:
- Adhering to the principle of equality, regardless of religion, language, sect and race, especially gender inequality and internalized these principles in her life,
- Espousing political ethics,
- Acknowledging that negotiation and reconciliation, not conflict, are the keys to transformation,
- Aware of her responsibilities to her voters and the public, and prioritizing democratization of the country,
- Aware of the necessity of new, pluralistic politics.
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Overall Turkey Women's Representation
You can see the represantation info for each city by clicking on the city on the map.