Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries

Despite positive indications of diminishing disparity in certain measurements, for example, a decrease of relative pay imbalance in individual nations and special exchange status profiting lower-pay nations, imbalance endures in all structures. The COVID-19 emergency is hitting the least fortunate and most weak individuals and nations the hardest and takes steps to have a significantly harming sway on the most unfortunate nations. It is uncovering the significant disparities that exist inside and among nations and is intensifying those imbalances.

The accompanying exploration ventures have been explicitly adjusted to Sustainable Development Goal 10 and the expect to lessen disparity inside and among nations. These tasks and activities are instances of the University's commitment to the SDGs.


ITU Supports Underrepresented Groups

ITU annually releases an annual/activity report which contains several statistics, financial standing, administrative works and relevant activities regarding distributed scholars and women students as well as measures for disabled and low-income students.

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Gender Equality and Human Rights

ITU founded Women's Studies Center in Science, Engineering and Technology (KAUM in Turkish) to support and enhance gender equality in science, engineering, technology and art.

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Affordable Housing in ITU

ITU has a Coordinatorship of Scholars and Dormitories to provide relatively cheap and comfortable accommodations especially for low-income students.

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Making Disabled Students’ Life Easier

ITU has a Disabled Student Unit to make disabled students' educational life easier in terms of accessing faculty buildings and mentoring.

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Socially Assistive Robotics in ITU as An Intervention Tool for Children with Autism

The Erasmus EMBOA project entitled “Affective loop in Socially Assistive Robotics as an intervention tool for children with autism” is a research and educational project that aims at enhancement of social robot intervention in children with autism with affective computing technologies.

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RoboRehab: Assistive Audiology Rehabilitation Robot

Another project called 'RoboRehab: Assistive Audiology Rehabilitation Robot', a TUBITAK 1001 project at ITU is to develop an affective robot companion for audiology rehabilitation and to test the system with the deaf or hard of hearing children.

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We are Going Beyond

ITU is taking responsibility in the public education.

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