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Solidarity Call from Havle Women’s Association:
‘We Will Continue Our Struggle Where No One is Dictated to a Truth’
Havle Women's Association has published a statement due to the reactions they have been fallen into, stating that they will not bow down and that they will continue to fight for a democratic Türkiye where no one is dictated to the truth and where everyone can express themselves freely and without fear.
The Future of Civil Society, the Hope of the Deep Wave
In the context of the ‘Future of Civil Society’ report of the Civil Society and Media Studies Association, Aybike Boyacıoğlu and İlkan Dalkuç talked with Emine Uçak and Yörük Kurtaran about the transformation of civil society over the years and the difficulties experienced in Turkey such as lack of standards, prohibitions, arbitrariness, and slowness. In the stream where the future possibilities of civil society and the hopes for civil society were discussed, the relationship of young people with civil society, life and politics was also emphasized.
The Future of Civil Society, Getting Motivated Against Pressures
In the context of the ‘Future of Civil Society’ report of the Civil Society and Media Studies Association, Aybike Boyacıoğlu and İlkan Dalkuç talked with Rümeysa Çamdereli about the problems faced by civil society such as legislation, financing, and the burdens and motivations of being a civil society worker.
What Does the Civil Society Needs and Motivation Survey Say?
Revealing the political, economic and social reasons affecting Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) is important for different target groups, including policy makers at national level, researchers, beneficiaries, donors and NGO workers. Because each of these groups has different perspectives on the political and social effectiveness of NGOs.
Motivated But Introverted: Civil Society
The area covered by the ‘state’ in Turkey has been above its counterparts since the Ottoman Empire. Political, intellectual debates were not about the debate itself, about ideals, about differences of opinion. On the contrary, the focus was the state and the aim of saving the state.
‘People Who can Endure the Psychological Conditions of the Country can Participate in Civil Society Activities’
As the Civil Society and Media Studies Association, we have announced the ‘Future of Civil Society’ report, which comprehensively evaluates the current situation of non-governmental organizations (NGOs). With this report, we aimed to identify problems, develop capacity, increase influence, raise awareness, and present a future perspective with solutions. Daktilo1984 team talked about the Future of Civil Society report with Researcher Nezih Onur Kuru, who contributed to the project.
‘There Is Pressure, Yes, But There Are Also “Leaks”’
Rümeysa Çamdereli from Havle Women's Association about the results of the 'Future of Civil Society: Civil Society Needs and Motivation Research' conducted by the Civil Society and Media Studies Association.
‘The Relationship of Civil Society with Politics and Decision Mechanism’ by YADA Foundation
Civil Society and Politics Do Not Know Each Other Enough
YADA Foundation's Civil Society-Political Relations research emphasizes that politics and civil society do not know each other well enough and points out that politics tends to see civil society only as the demanding party. One of the findings of the research is that the shrinkage in the field of politics reduces social impact.
Women’s Participation in Politics in Turkey: Obstacles and Struggle Methods
Politics as a public activity is seen as 'men's job'. Thus, the result is that women cannot have power even when they have authority. The fact that politics is seen as a 'men's club' also paves the way for the reproduction of the old-boy network, which are especially dominant in local politics.
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