As an example with the studies carried out on gender equality, the Metropolitan Municipality provided training to public bus drivers on gender equality and violence against women due to the 25 November International Day Against Violence against Women.
Within the scope of the Provincial Action Plan to Fight Violence Against Women, the staff of Metropolitan Municipality Social Services Department provided trainings to private public bus drivers serving throughout the city. Taşbaşı Cultural Center In the Red Hall, approximately 300 drivers participated in the training.
Hale Kargın Kaynak, Head of the Social Services Department, who thanked the drivers who were interested in education, said, kadın With this training, we aim to increase the awareness and sensitivity of our drivers about the rights and different requirements of our female citizens. All our women who use our bus across the country in the year 2016 against occurring harassment and rape achieved another first in Turkey with the project that we realized they can get off the bus wherever they want without waiting for the stop between the 22.00 and 24.00. In this direction, we receive very positive reactions from our women. I would also like to thank our drivers for your sensitivity to this application. Bu