Workshop

Changing Structure of the Welfare Regime and Gender in Turkey Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi

Sosyal Politika Araştırma ve Uygulama Merkezi

April 30, 2010

 

9:00- 9:20 Opening Remarks (Saniye Dedeoğlu & Adem Yavuz Elveren)

9:30- 11:30 The Welfare State, Labour Market and Gender in Turkey

 

Reading Women’s Status in the Labour Market through Gender Lenses (Gülay Toksöz)

Income Distribution, Poverty and Gender (Meltem Dayıoğlu & Cem Başlevent, presenter) Analysis of Time Use Patterns of Women and Men in Turkey (Burça Kızılırmak & Emel Memiş) Women in the Informal Sector: Child and Elder Care Providers (Helga Rittersberger-Tılıç & Sibel Kalaycıoğlu)

13:30-15:30 The Effects of the Welfare Reforms on Women’s Status

The Effect of the Social Security Reform on Women’s Welfare in Turkey (Mustafa Şahin) Gender Gaps in the Individual Pension System in Turkey (Şule Şahin & Adem Yavuz Elveren, presenter) Gender Equality Policies and Female Employment in Turkey (Saniye Dedeoğlu) Women and Trade Unionism in Turkey: Impact of the European Union (Gözde Yirmibeşoğlu)

 

15:30- 16:30

Discussion

Note: Presentations can be either in English or Turkish.