Atakule is lightened with orange, the color of hope

Atakule_İsiklandirmaUN Women launched a very special event in cooperation with the Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants (ASAM) and Atakule GYO within the 16 Days of Activism campaign. While important symbolic buildings around the world are lightened with orange, the color of hope, Atakule became the address of lightening activity in Turkey.

A special event was held during rush hour on December 7 Friday evening, with the attendance of many visitors at Atakule to raise awareness on violence against women within the framework of the 16 Days Activism events. Hundreds of SGDD and Atakule staff participated the FlashMob event, opened their orange scarves at the same time and uttered “hear me too” slogan in Turkish. The event took great attention of the Atakule visitors. The hashtag of the campaign and UN Women video were screened on Atakule building.