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In Istanbul, UNICEF and UNESCO Institute for Statistics launch joint education project
In Istanbul, UNICEF and UNESCO Institute for Statistics launch joint education project
ISTANBUL, Turkey, 30 June 2010 – While Turkey has made significant progress in reducing the number of out-of-school girls in recent decades, the number of girls in school continues to decline sharply by the fifth and sixth grades. Read More >
Winning the gender gap war in Turkey
Winning the gender gap war in Turkey
FETHIYE, Turkey, 25 July 2006 - The meeting was called for the early evening so that the men would not bake in the heat of the day. They gathered solemnly in the Guvecli village square and listened as the young father outlined his ideas to them. Read More >
ILO: World Day Against Child Labour, 12 June 2006
ILO: World Day Against Child Labour, 12 June 2006
ADANA, Turkey, 9 June 2006 - Kader is 8 years old. She has two brothers and two sisters. With her father being jobless and her mother almost blind, Kader used to work with her elder sisters and brothers in cotton picking to eke out a living for their family. Read More >
Turkey:
Turkey: 'Hey Girls, Let’s Go to School!'
VAN, Turkey – In hundreds of villages here, in schools and homes and coffee houses, the same question is being asked by teachers, journalists, local activists and religious leaders: “What will it take to get your daughter in school?”
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