Ongoing projects – Matra
Title
Theme
I Learn My
Identity And I
Protect Myself
Campaign
against Sexual
Abuse and
Exploitation of
Children in
Turkey
A New Tactics in
Child Rights:
strategic
network
mapping and
analysis on
combating
impunity against
children
Watch your
shadow:
women's
shadow city
councils
Organization
Aim
Human Rights/Minorities
Nefes Aile ve Çocuk
The project aims to raise awareness on sexual
Eğitimi ve
abuse and enable children to express their feelings
Danişmanliği
and say ‘no’, to stop such an incident and infliction
Derneği / Nefes
of violence. It also will enhance the capabilities of
Family & Child
teachers and parents in order to educate children on
Training And
sexual abuse take precautions and manage such
Counselling
incidents psychologically and on legal grounds.
Organization
Uluslararasi Çocuk
The overall aim of the project is to support and
Merkezi Derneği
accelerate activities of One in Five Campaign, an
(UÇM) /
European wide campaign, in Turkey to facilitate
International
legal, policy and programme measures to help end
Children`s Center
sexual abuse and exploitation of children through
(ICC)
implementation, execution and enforcement of the
Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of
Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual
Abuse (The Lanzarote Convention).
Duration
Budget
December
2013-January
2015
TL 92.200
June 2013January 2015
TL 127.228
Gündem Çocuk
Derneği / Agenda
Child Association
The project aims to use strategic network mapping
as a new technology in analysing human rights
issues to address and determine reasons and causes
that govern the impunity culture.
July 2014-July
2015
TL 202.560
Uçan Süpürge Kadın
İletişim ve
Araştırma Derneği /
Flying Broom
Women
Communication and
Research
The project aims to raise women's capacities for
participating in local politics by providing them with
knowledge on procedures of the local government
(municipality council) and skills for advocacy and
lobbying.
September
2014Novmber
2015
TL 244.800
Association
Sexual
/Reproductive
Rights
Awareness and
Advocacy
Project
Türkiye Aile Sağlığı
ve Planlaması Vakfı
/ Turkish Family
Health and Planning
Foundation
The overall aim of this project is to support human
rights with the promotion and protecting sexual and
reproductive rights of women and men in 3
provinces (Van, Gaziantep and Kilis) through a
series of advocacy efforts to be implemented in one
year period by the involvement local governments,
public health institutions and community
organizations.
The overall objective of the project is to empower
girl child to combat early, arranged and forced
marriages trough creating local mechanisms by
strengthening the local branches and relations with
local governance.
December
2014December
2015
TL 162.175
Safe Space:
Creating Local
Mechanisms for
Girl Child to
Prevent Early
and Forced
Marriages
Against Violence
To Women:
Butterfly Effect
Project
Türk Kadınlar Birliği
Genel Merkezi /
Turkish Women
Union
December
2014December
2015
TL 216.150
Bağcılar Belediyesi /
Bağcılar Municipality
The overall aims of this project is creating awareness for
individuals of all ages living in the district of Bağcılar in
order to prevent violence against women and raise the
sensitivity of violence against women in the society.
November
2014 –
November
2015
Euro 51.000
Promoting Human
Rights Based
Approach to
Education in
Turkey
Sek Sek Game on
Human Rights
Carpet
Sabancı Üniversitesi
Eğitim Reformu
Girişimi/ Education
Reform Initiative at
Sabanci University
Genç Gönüllüler
Derneği / Young
Volunteers Association
The overall aim of this project is to improve the
compliance between the national legislation on education
and universal human rights norms regarding the right on
education as well as the rights in and through education.
February 2015
– January 2016
Euro 65.000
September
2014 – March
2015
Euro 46.991
Freedom of
Information Day
Campaign
Istanbul Bilgi
Üniversitesi / Istanbul
Bilgi University
The overall aim of this project is to improve the
knowledge of school children between the age of nine and
eleven on subjects such as human rights, democracy,
active citizenship and European awareness. Unlike the
theoretical lessons the children are thought during their
classes, the project aims to stimulate the perception and
awareness of the children through an informal and more
practical way: the hopscotch (sek sek in Turkish) game on
the human rights carpet.
The overall aim of this project is to raise the awareness
on freedom of information in Turkey. The project aims to
investigate and research the proper application of the law
on freedom of information and share the findings with the
November 2014
– April 2015
Euro 53.000
public opinion on the World Freedom of Information Day.
Theme
Working for
Transparency in
Campaign and
Political Party
Financing
Supporting
Turkey in
Establishment of
Human Rights
based
Framework for
Implementation
of the EUTurkey
Readmission
Agreement
Theme
Multistakeholder
approach for
"Transparency "
in corporate
environment
Effective AntiCorruption
Programmes for
the Turkish
Business
Community
Law and Legislation
Sabancı
Üniversitesi–
İstanbul Politikalar
Merkezi / Sabanci
University-Istanbul
Policy Center
Uluslararası Göç
Örgütü / The
International
Organization for
Migration (IOM)
August 2014July2015
TL 207.390,50
The overall objective is to support the Directorate
General of Migration Management (DGMM)
mainstreaming human rights and international
standards in implementing obligations falling under
the EU-Turkey readmission agreement. The specific
objectives of the project are:
 to strengthen DGMM´s legislative,
administrative and technical capacity on
readmission;
 to ensure that the international and human
rights standards are applied in removal
centers.
Governance, public order and police
Şeffaflık Derneği /
The project aims to strengthen Turkey's business
Transparency
environment and to reduce the level of uncertainty
International-Turkey and complexity of the legal and institutional system of
anti-corruption in Turkey. Therefore it has been
specifically aimed to empower companies in
knowhow and also establishing adequate procedures
for managing corruption risks and to comply with
the best practices and international anti-corruption
and good governance standards.
September
2014September
2015
Euro 135.000
June 2014 April 2015
TL 89.910
Şeffaflık Derneği /
January 2015 –
January 2016
Euro 69.995
Transparency
International Turkey
The project aims to mobilize public demand for
transparency and reform of political party financing
and to support the building of consensus among
diverse civic, political, academic and media actors
on specific changes in law and regulation.
This
project
aims
to
promote
awareness
and
understanding
on
‘anti-corruption
compliance’
programmes among the business community and
strengthen
self-monitoring
systems
of
Turkish
enterprises. Through a systematic approach, producing a
roadmap for adoption of a proactive approach towards
possible corrupt relations as well as stimulating change
towards a corruption-free business environment is being
targeted.
Ongoing projects – Human Rights
Title
Theme
Elimination
Worst Forms
Child Labour
Seasonal
Commercial
Agriculture
hazelnut
harvesting
Ordu
of
of
in
in
Organization
Aim
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Uluslararası Çalısma The project aims to eliminate worst forms of child
Örgütü /
labour (WFCL) in seasonal commercial agriculture in
International
hazelnut harvesting in Ordu province, a city in the
Labour Organization Black Sea Region, through developing a strategic
(ILO)
intervention model which would in turn contribute
the policy-making process for the elimination of
WFCL in Turkey.
Duration
Budget
November
2012- June
2015
Euro 180.000
December
2014-July
2015
TL 196.040
December
2014December
2015
TL 169.570
May 2014March 2015
TL 20.000
in
Corporate Social
Responsibility for
Enterprises
Theme
Using HRE as a
Tool to Activate
Human Rights
Defenders
Theme
Unheard, Unseen:
Mapping Violence
Against
Transgender
Women in Turkey
and Provision of
Türk Girişim ve Iş
This project aims to increase awareness and
Dünyası
develop capacity of TURKONFED member companies
Konfederasyonu /
on Corporate Social Responsibility in the Eastern
Turkish Enterprise
and Southeastern Anatolia Region of Turkey
and Business
Confederation
Support to Human Rights Activists
İnsan Hakları
There is a need for activating human rights activists
Derneği / Human
on discrimination oriented especially towards
Rights Association
migrants and LGBTI community in Turkey.
Activation of human rights activists is important to
secure the sustainability of activism and social
movements
LGBT Rights
Kırmızı Şemsiye Cinsel
Sağlık ve İnsan
Hakları Derneği / Red
Umbrella Sexual
Health and Human
Rights Association
The general aim of this project to increase awareness on
problems of transgender women and mapping violence
they face in ten (10) cities (Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir,
Mersin, Konya, Eskişehir, Diyarbakır, Gaziantep, Antalya,
Bursa) in Turkey.
Legal Support for
the Victims
Transgender
Hotline
Theme
Supporting
and
Implementing
Projects
on
Communication
and Development
The
State
Democracy
Turkey
of
in
Theme
Increasing Women
in Politics
Trans Danışma
Merkezi Derneği /
Counselling Center for
Transgender People
(T-Der)
August 2014January 2015
TL 85.500
November 2014
- November
2015
Euro 23.730
Have an open discussion with university students and in
the format of a round-table on democracy, with a special
focus on women’s rights and social media and internet
freedoms, in Turkey on the basis of Turkish Policy
Quarterly magazine that will be published on these
subjects..
November 2014
- May 2015
Euro 21.410
The overall aim of this project is to raise the
representation of women in local governments by raising
awareness about the importance of having women in
representative positions in politics in general and having
them involved in decision making mechanisms. The
implementing organization hopes to achieve this by
actively reaching out to women candidates and nominees
in order to increase the number of women representatives
in their local branches.
The overall aim of this project is to increase the
awareness of women who were forcibly married at a
young age and girls who run the risk of being married off.
In order to prevent forced and early marriages of women
who are vulnerable to psychological, physical, sexual and
economic abuse and exploitation; women, their families,
communities, local governments and NGO’s should be
informed about their rights
December 2014
– June 2015
Euro 24.000
November 2014
- July 2015
Euro 24.000
The aim of the project is to help Trans-genders during
their transition process.
Freedom of information/belief
IPS İletişim Vakfı /
The overall aim of this project is to contribute in raising
IPS Communication
and strengthening media awareness, particularly
Foundation-Bianet
mainstream media, on peace journalism via release of a
guidebook and online library on peace journalism. The
broader aim of the project is contributing in raising and
strengthening public awareness on social and political
reconciliation.
Toplumsal Katılım ve
Gelişim Vakfı / Social
Participation and
Development
Foundation
Women’s Rights
Ka.Der Kadıköy
Awareness
Activities against
Forced Marriage of
Children
Başak Kültür ve Sanat
Theme
Other important
Vakfı / Başak Culture
and Art Foundation
Own Your Vote
Youth
Disseminating Life
Skills
Human Right
subjects
Oy ve Ötesi / Vote
and Beyond
Association
Çocuk Koruma
Merkezlerini
Destekleme Derneği /
Association of Support
for Child Protection
Centers
improving citizens’ engagement in local governance
strengthening social cohesion and interaction between
different segments of society (highly polarised groups,
socially disadvantaged groups) by needs assesment,
meetings with local authorities, monitoring and
networking activities and advocacy for improvement of
legislation in the process of decision making for the needs
of all citizens.
December 2014
– December
2015
Euro 24.500
The overall aim of this project is to put an end to the lack
of knowledge under university students concerning child
abuse and neglect. With this project the implementing
organization hopes to increase the knowledge and
capabilities of university students whose future work-life
is more prone to aspects related to violence against
children e.g. medicine, media, social services, health
services etc.
November
2014-November
2015
Euro 24.681,-
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