I hope that this special day constitutes an opportunity for women to claim their well-deserved position in all areas of life, for achieving equality between women and men and for ending violence against women. Indeed, within the framework of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we need to act with a rapid, effective and innovative perspective in order to achieve gender equality and to eradicate all forms of discrimination and violence against women by To this end, efforts have been accelerated to carry the amendments in our legislation into practice. Our country has been actively contributing to the work of GREVIO, the monitoring mechanism of the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, also referred to as the Istanbul Convention. Our Ministry reinforces its efficiency in this field through the efforts of its women employees who work devotedly and represent abroad in the best possible manner the role of women in the Turkish society.
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Women in Foreign Policy – Women in Foreign Policy
Following the founding of the Republic, women have shined, assuming pioneering roles in a number of areas. Yet, somehow, diplomacy remained an area women could not break the glass ceiling for a very long time. But this is being visibly changed in recent times. Currently, 35 percent of the diplomats in the Foreign Ministry are women. The number of female ambassadors have reached 63 and currently, 37 women ambassadors serve abroad. That was a big revolution.
More women taking up ranks at Turkey's foreign ministry
Women in International Security WIIS , an organization committed to advancing women in the field of international peace and security, recently issued a policy report analyzing the presence of women in D. The D. These findings are consistent with the numbers in academia, where women scholars in International Relations are still a minority: 70 percent of International Relations IR faculty is male. They are also less likely to work at research universities: more women IR scholars 48 percent teach at liberal arts colleges or universities without Ph.
As a blonde, visibly foreign individual, my life as a woman in Egypt has been challenging in a way no other country could be. The blatant sexual harassment and a lack of equality opened my eyes to the work that still needs to be done in Egypt to become a comfortable living space for women. With men being the superior gender in all aspects of life, Egyptian women often face suppression, violence and injustice.