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Children's Rights and Art Workshops in Erzincan


Günbağı Village Association Building
Main area where seasonal workers set up tents in Erzincan
Pizvan Neighbourhood
Çağlayan Municipality Meeting Hall

Within the scope of the project, it is aimed to carry out a series of workshops for disadvantaged children who cannot access opportunities in big cities, as well as families living on agriculture and animal husbandry in the villages on the Munzur Mountain in Erzincan, and children from families who come to Erzincan as seasonal workers. Approximately 200 students from 9 villages in the vicinity receive education in Yalınca Village Primary School, where transported education is provided in the region. It is aimed to ensure the awareness of rights in the public sphere by including primary school teachers working in the region in these workshops.

It is aimed to enable children to express themselves better, to raise awareness of their rights provided by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and to help them in defending themselves against rights violations and abuse through such workshops such as Children's Rights Workshop, Children Safety Workshop, Rhythm and Play Workshop with Children, Photography Workshop with Children, and Creative Art and Sports Workshop with Children.


Seasonal farm workers' tents

Sine Boran Art

Sine Boran graduated from Mimar Sinan University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Photography in 1994. In the following years she worked as a professional photographer and graphic designer. After working as a photography instructor at FMV Private Ayazağa Işık Primary School for two years, she became the program chair of Plato Vocational School, Photography and Cameraman Department. She gave photography lessons as a lecturer at this school.

Her cookbook, Çerkes Kızından Tarifler (Recipes from a Circassian Girl), was published by Türkiye İş Bankası Culture and Arts Publications in 2017. She then wrote articles in newspapers and magazines on food and travel.

As part of the activities carried out by the Sulukule Volunteers Association since 2014, she runs photography workshops where they take care to establish a non-hierarchical relationship with children.


Sulukule Volunteers Association

Sulukule Volunteers Association (SGD) oversees the well-being of the child and aims to ensure that every child has equal and fair access to education. SGD works with at-risk-disadvantaged children. The association conducts workshops with children in schools in the region. It provides training to parents and teachers on these issues.

This page is published on 19 January 2023.