20-22 February 1998, Ankara
After a preparatory phase of nearly one year, the congress was held on 20-22 February 1998 and the aims were defined as follows:
Within a year when the preparations were made, training activities, panels and events were organized, and papers were written in the unions affiliated to KESK. The prepared papers were discussed at the congress, and action strategies and plans were prepared.
The main discussion themes of the congress were:
The demands that came to the fore in the final declaration of the congress were;
These demands formed the main source of gender equality policies under the umbrella of KESK and determined the roadmap.