KESK 2nd Women's Congress,
‘We organIze our promIse; we change lIfe’

21-23 October, 2004, Ankara.

The purpose of the KESK 2nd Women’s Congress under the slogan ‘We organize our promise, we change life’ on 21-23 October 2004 in Ankara, with the participation of 250 delegates, with the aim of ‘raising awareness, questioning and changing’, was defined as follows:

  • To strengthen women workers and women’s organizations in the union and social field,
  •  Developing solidarity networks with the women’s movement.


Congress discussion agenda topics:

  • Capitalist globalization and women
  • Union organizing, positive action and empowerment policies
  • Politics and women
  • Women’s policies against militarism
  • Women and Culture

At the end of the congress, the current policies and action plan of KESK on gender equality were determined.

Click here to see final declaration of KESK 2nd Women’s Congress (in Turkish)