European University of Lefke (EUL) Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Social Services Academician Assist. Prof. Dr. Muallâ Köseoğlu attended the “Gaining Strength and Making Progress instead of being Strengthened” themed “2nd International İzmir Women Congress which was organized by Dokuz Eylül University Continuing Education Center and which hosted 236 speakers.
Köseoğlu: The fear of crime has a reducing effect on the quality of life of individuals
While presenting her research themed “Fear Crime of Women: T.R.N.C Sample”, Köseoğlu emphasized that the fear of crime has become the most important social problem in the last 20 years, at least as much as the crime itself and added that this fear of crime has a reducing effect on the quality of life of individuals and on increasing public insecurity.
Köseoğlu: Women living in big cities have higher levels of crime fear
Sharing the results of her study, Köseoğlu pointed out that, despite being accepted as a safe island country, the crime fears of women living in Northern Cyprus is significant and added that women living in big cities have higher levels of crime fear. Noting that unless the necessary social policies are developed, the fear of crime of the women living in our society will reach a more advanced level, Köseoğlu emphasized that this situation would go as far as women pulling themselves away from the public sphere.