Istanbul to host third International Women and Justice Summit
The Women and Democracy Association (KADEM) will organize the third International Women and Justice Summit in cooperation with the family and labor and social services ministries in Istanbul on Nov. 23-24.
The main theme of the summit this year is “Family Empowerment.”
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will deliver the opening speech of the event that will host a number of international leaders, academics, researchers, journalists, businesses and non-governmental organizations.
The summit will address issues harming families, such as domestic violence. Family empowerment will be discussed in a multi-perspective approach, the association has said.
Moreover, a session of leaders will be held to discuss the policies and practices of each country with the participation of ministers or officials of family and social policies ministries from different countries.
This year participants will discuss various issues such as opportunities and challenges of families in the modern era, religion as the bounding power of family, media and family interaction, domestic violence as a threat to family union and the impact of conflicts and poverty on families.
The International Women and Justice Summit, which is one of KADEM’s most important brand events, is organized every two years with the family and labor and social services ministries.
The theme of the Women and Justice Summit in 2014 was “Women and Justice,” while the themes of the second summit in 2016 was “Syrian Refugee Women and Their Problems” and “Women in Peace Processes.”