Supporting Registered Employment of Women through Promoting Educated Child-Caregivers (EDU-CARE)

Priority area



Ministry of Labour and Social Security


44 months
May 1, 2019 – …

EU contribution (Euro)


Brief description of the project and main objectives

Supporting women’s participation in the labour force and formal employment of working women.


Ankara, İstanbul ve İzmir

Achievements / expected outputs

Raising the awareness of parents about having their children look after by trained babysitters and employing babysitters with insurance
Supporting the childcare sector by ensuring that educated babysitting is at a decent level
Providing grant support to mothers who employ trained babysitters (Working Mother Support)
Providing grant support to women who have received Ministry of Education certificate in the field of childcare (Caregiver Training Incentive)
Making 3.700 certified babysitter women able to find a job
Ensuring early 3,700 mothers at risk of withdrawal from the labour market due to their care responsibilities continue to participate in the labour market
Approximately 6,000 women have Child Care Course certificate approved by the Ministry of Education