Life’s Miracle Years: Early Childhood Period

A child’s first 6 years is considered to be a vital stage in human development. During this period, called “early childhood,” the child develops at a fast pace.

AÇEV launches the most comprehensive research study on fatherhood in Turkey!

While 92% of the fathers say they had children because they liked children, 91% believe that child care is primarily the responsibility of the mothers.

Every child deserves a fair start in life.

AÇEV works to make sure every child is safe, healthy, happy, and learning. We develop and implement evidence-based educational programs for children, parents, and young women in need across the country.

LIFE’S MIRACLE YEARS: EARLY CHILDHOOD PERIOD

 We create and implement our programs in early childhood development to create equal opportunities in education towards a more developed society.

CHILDREN GROW WITH THE LOVE AND INVOLVEMENT OF THEIR MOTHERS AND FATHERS

We aim to support, through education, parents’ efforts in their capacity as the shapers of a child’s development and the closest to a child; to contribute to their parenting skills.

YOUNG WOMEN PARTICIPATING IN LIFE, STRONGER THROUGH EDUCATION

We channel our efforts towards a multi-dimensional empowerment of women and their increased active participation in the social sphere.

GENDER EQUALITY: AWARENESS PRACTICES FOR SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION

We try to raise awareness on gender equality not only in parents, teachers, and school administrators, but also in private sector employees. 
Since 1993, we…

Implemented our programs in 81 provinces across Turkey

Expanded our international activities to 15 countries

Trained 12.433 volunteer instructors

Reached 984.806 people through our face-to-face education programs

Reached 10.00000 people through television and e-education tools

News

AÇEV and UNFPA join forces to promote gender equality at workplace

AÇEV and UNFPA hosted a side event at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) on March 19 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event focused on private sector involvement on promoting gender equality at workplace. AÇEV's session covered its recent...

Young Women too, have a say

Since its inception, ACEV has worked tremendously hard to empower those stripped of a voice; those without access to resources that seem easily available to other groups and populations around the world. Supported by the UN Women Fund for Gender Equality AÇEV is...

AÇEV Puts Fatherhood at Center Stage

At ACEV, we know getting fathers more involved is essential to improving children’s lives. In June 2017 we launched a national Fatherhood Campaign—“Fatherhood Comes First”— to promote the message that fathers matter deeply to child development. Our aim is to...

Giving Syrian Refugee Children a Fair Start to Education

Among children whose development is at risk in Turkey, Syrian refugee children constitute a significant number. Yet, based on UNICEF estimates, among 860,000 school aged Syrian refugee children in Turkey, only 490,000 are registered to a school. In other words, an...

Expanding the scope of our international activities…


With the support of the international organizational partnerships we have built through our know-how and experience in early childhood and adult education, we are reaching and making a difference in 15 different countries in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

For a better, happier and stronger future…

give education a chance today!