“Women’s Cinema” Project (2020)

With the EU Sivil Düşün Fund, “The Things That Bind Us Fund” started running a program named “Women’s Cinema” on our YouTube Channel.

With this project, it is planned to achieve the following objectives:

  • To reach women in cinema and television, women who are still students in this field or who are considering a career in this field,
  • Making the work of women behind the scenes visible,
  • To develop solidarity


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Be a Voice to Me Project (2019)

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I am about to be forced into marriage. I am too young for marriage. The person I will marry says he loves me, my family says he will take good care of me. I want to continue my school like my peers, I want to be able to make my own decisions for my life on my own feet. But I can’t make a voice. You can understand that

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Honey Bees Becoming Engineers Project (2015)

The project initiated by Flying Broom with Ford aimed to bring more women to the industrial sector and in this way aims to ensure that women are active in different sectors by getting out of the stereotyped gender roles that have come to this day. In this context, awareness trainings on gender equality were given to engineers working at Ford factories and young women studying at vocational high schools were

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First Step Project (2006)

Flying Broom, as a non-governmental organization established in Ankara, has also undertaken the mission of providing cooperation between women’s organizations and public institutions as an organization that is at the center of the policy. It brought women’s organizations and public institution representatives together in more than 20 provinces in order to eliminate the problems faced by women’s organizations -especially the ones due to the lack of dialogue with the public-

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Radio Project – “Women 2004” Radio Program (2004 – 2005)

Flying Broom, within the scope of the Democracy and Human Rights project program of the European Union, launched a radio program that continued in 2004 and 2005 and covered many topics related to gender equality. In cooperation with TRT Radio, the programs made with the experts of the subject within the framework of sub-headings concerning the issue of women broadcast on TRT-3 radio for 2 hours a week, were deciphered

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Local Correspondents Project (2001-2002)

One of the most important needs of women was an independent communication network, claimed Flying Broom, right after the launch of its own website in 2000. Flying Broom reached women in different provinces of Turkey and brought them with its local partners. The project has begun in 13 provinces, then spread to many provinces of Turkey. Women with no journalistic experience used Flying Broom’s website as a medium to bring

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Fight Against Forced and Early Marriages Project (2018)

Trainings were given in Ankara and Gaziantep on “early and forced marriages”, which are among the obstacles in girls’ education. Since 2018, the most important part of the Flying Broom’s action plan is to help non-governmental organizations know about its provincial action plans and to carry out awareness increase efforts and organizational work in 81 provinces of Turkey. As a continuation of this action plan, follow-up activities will be carried

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My Madame Curie Project (2015-2016)

The Flying Broom aims to develop alternative role models for girls at their choice of profession, other than stereotypical views. The Flying Broom has implemented this project to eliminate gender inequality which is one of the major obstacles for the development of democratic citizenships and human rights in Turkey. In education system, inequality is often reproduced via choice of profession; not in line with the talents and dreams of children,

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