One of every three adults and one in every four children in Turkey maintain their lives as an obese or overweight. Turkey Obesity Research Association Chairman Prof. Dr. Volkan Demirhan Yumuk explained the causes, prevalence and treatment of obesity to Civil Pages on May 22, World Obesity Day.
Turkey Publishers Association: Number of Books Printed Yet Not Distributed Is 5 Million 222 thousand 155
Kenan Kocatürk, Chairman of the Publishers Association which has 316 members within the sector, evaluated how the publishing industry was affected in the coronavirus process for Civil Pages. Kocatürk said that the number of books published but not distributed is 5 million 222 thousand 155 according to the results of their survey with their members in April.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality is establishing an education and research institute in order to inform citizens about the drought that may occur in the future due to climate change and to explain the correct methods in agriculture. We’ve listened to Izmir Metropolitan Municipality General Secretary Doctor Buğra Gökçe about Sasalı Climate Sensitive Agricultural Education and Research Institute which is a Urban GreenUP project supported by the European Union's Horizon 2020 program.
We’ve talked to the President of İzmir Buca Disability Association and the Representative of the Association of Izmir Union of Disabled Associations Harun Kara and to the President of Izmir Rehabilitation and Sports Club Association Ramazan Kaymaz about the problems of physically disabled individuals who are among the risky groups and about the accessible services in the pandemic.
Neither In Education Nor In Workforce: The File on NEET Youth…
“Action is Required According to the Reasons of Young People Being NEET”
In our “Neither In Education Nor In Workforce: The File on NEET Youth” this week, we talked to Hasan Oğuzhan and Ela Evliyaoğlu from Youth Organizations Forum (Go-For) about their work and their observations about young people. Go-For General Coordinator Hasan Oğuzhan who stated that they asked the question 'which young people?' when they were asked about the problems of the youth says: “There will be no solutions to the problems of NEET youth in a macro level without asking “which NEET youth?”. Whatever causes the young people to become NEET concerning their problems and identities separately, actions must be taken about them. ”
We talked to Yelda Şimşir from Agora Coexistence Workshop, who carries out studies for the needs of different target groups within the scope of inclusive urban policies in İzmir, about their operations and the pandemic process.
Founded with the slogan of "Good, Clean, Fair Food", Yeryüzü Cooperative offers a tangible and visible alternative to food crisis which has frequently been discussed during the pandemic with its first branch in Bostancı.
Women´s Association in Business World continues its works with online trainings in order to eliminate the obstacles to women's participation in the labor force. We talked about the work of the association and the effect of the pandemic process on these studies with the association's Project Manager Elif Nur Tosun who emphasized that it is important to support women's employment and encourage activities in this direction.