20th Interim Assembly of Women’s Shelters and Solidarity Centers was held in Bursa in 5th, 6th and 7th of May 2017. Mor Salkım Women’s Solidarity Association hosted a lot of women from women’s groups and organizations from all over Turkey that are members of the Assembly struggle with violence against women.

As women who work, create discourse, and are involved in the policies of combating violence against women, we came together at the 19th annual Assembly of Women’s Shelters and Solidarity Centers, hosted by the Adana Women’s Solidarity Center. The Assembly took place between October 15-17, and it was focused on “Local Government Approaches to Combating Violence Against Women, and Opportunities to Collaborate with Women’s Organizations”, and 330 women from 29 cities, 68 women’s and LGBTI organizations, and 61 public bodies and councils were in attendance.