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Member since 04.12.2015



Mission and objectives

The Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGIDER) is a non-governmental organization aimed at strengthening women entrepreneurs. Its goal is not to strengthen women only economically but also socially and politically.
KAGIDER’s mission is to support women entrepreneurship because it believes that women entrepreneurs has a strong impact on reversing the trends of gender inequality and women’s economic exclusion. In addition, the goal is to bring attention to the societal contributions of women entrepreneurs in maintaining gender equality within society.

Main activities related to gender equality and women's rights

In partnership with national and international public, private and civil organizations KAGIDER developed and continue to work on several projects and activities. KAGIDER, which membership includes 300 members, is engaged in training, counselling and mentorship activities towards economically empowering and strengthening women entrepreneurs. It advocates for equal opportunities for men and women where it is engaged in a number of activities directed towards this issue.

Geographical sphere of activity


Working themes

Economy / Employment
Civil and political rights
Education / Professional training

Target group(s)

Women entrepreneurs, Women artisans, Other

Specific years of work experience in gender equality



Address : Büyükdere Caddesi, No: 199, Şişli, 34360 ,Turkey
Telephone : (0212) 266 82 61
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