Under the leadership of the World Union of Ahiska Turks (DATÜB), with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey and the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), the “1st International Symposium of Ahiska Turks" was held in Antalya on October 20-22, 2022.

The first symposium on Ahıska Women was held in four sessions. Within the scope of the symposium, Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University Center for Central Asian Studies (ORASAM) employee Dr. Zalina Adobasheva made a presentation titled ”Reasons and Consequences of Divorce of Ahiska Turks Women Living in Kyrgyzstan". Women intellectuals from the Ahiska diaspora, expert academics and researchers from 9 different countries, mainly Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan, where Ahiska Turks live intensively, participated in the symposium.