Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

The duty to propelling sex equity has achieved upgrades in certain territories, yet the guarantee of a world where each lady and young lady appreciate full sexual orientation balance and all legitimate, social, and financial boundaries to their strengthening have been taken out remaining parts unfulfilled. The current pandemic is likewise hitting ladies and young ladies hard. All around the world, ladies make up seventy-five per cent of clinical specialists and nursing faculty. Ladies as of now burn through three-fold the number of hours as men on unpaid consideration work at home. The conclusion of school and day-care focuses requires guardians, ladies, especially, to think about youngsters and encourage their learning at home. Reports from a few nations recommend abusive behavior at home against ladies and youngsters is likewise ascending during the worldwide lockdown.

The accompanying exploration ventures have been explicitly adjusted to Sustainable Development Goal 5 and the mean to accomplish sex equity and engage all ladies and young ladies. These ventures and activities are instances of the University's commitment to the SDGs.


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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The Campus is a Happy Home for Many

Our university is trying to provide an environment where everyone can smile.

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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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