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are the special issues (printed analogues were distributed in regions), shining{covering} about debatable problems gender theories, gender attitudes and relations in the most different areas of a public life. The research data resulted editions in a significant part are made by advisers of AGIC




THE GENDER RESEARCHES

In this section the gender researches are presented. The researches have been realized by the Azerbaijan authors with 1998 on present time




HOT LINE

To the submitted addresses it is possible to receive legal, psychological and medical aid:

The Crisis Center:
t: 4943376
wcc@online.az


legal consultation. pre-judicial preparation of the documentation . psychological rehabilitation, consultations of the gynecologist. psychiatrist, neuropathologist.

MHAIDS Azerbaijan:
t: 5106614 mhaids@initiative.az


consultations of the gynecologist. psychiatrist, neuropathologist. venereologist, the organization of the specialized analyses

Research Center AREAT
t: 438 15 77:

areat@azeronline.com

Consultations in registry offices about an opportunity of the conclusion of the marriage contract at registration of a marriage as precautionary measure against economic violence over family.

LTD Law and Order:
: (050) 341 06 60
law_order@gender-az.org


legal consultation, drawing up of judicial claims , pre-judicial preparation of the documentation, participation in judicial sessions as the public defender (prosecutor)

Clean World Social Union
: 497 10 58


Support to victims of human trafficking shelter for victims of human trafficking




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    IN THE WORLD OF GENDER

PORTRAIT OF SUCCESS: VALERIE DANIELS-CARTER


What will it take for your dreams to be heard?

Read... 2011/07/14

RUSSIA - WOMEN OPPOSE RESTRICTION OF REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS


On June 18, 2011, a demonstration called ‘Fight abortions, not women!' took place on Pushkin Square in Moscow, attended by an alliance of Feminist groups (Pro-Feminism, the Moscow Radical Feminist Group, and the Moscow Feminist Group), LGBT, and left-wing activist groups

Read... 2011/06/22

FIRST EUROPEAN EQUAL PAY DAY MUST BE FOLLOWED BY CONCRETE TARGETS & MULTIDIMENSIONAL STRATEGY: EUROPEAN WOMEN'S LOBBY


2011062201_120_02The European Women's Lobby (EWL) today welcomed the launch of the first ever European Equal Pay Day that will in 2011 fall on Saturday 05 March, an initiative that already existed in many Member States and that is supported by women's organisations

Read... 2011/06/22

A NEW RUSSIAN WOMENS MOVEMENT - OR A CYNICAL POLITICAL PLOY?


2011060901_120_02MOSCOW - They dress in all white, their insignia is the highest grade students earn in Russian schools, and their name essentially means "the teacher's pets."

Read... 2011/06/09

ISLAMIC FEMINISM - LANA ABU AYYASH


2011053101_120_02A Jordanian woman leader reflects on her path to Islamic feminism, including how she founded Sister Power, the online social network for Muslim women

Read... 2011/05/31

JAPAN - PREGNANT WOMEN & NEW MOTHERS NEED VERY ACCURATE INFORMATION ON SAFE DISTANCES FROM NUCLEAR RADIATION


2011050301_120_02Pregnant women and mothers of young babies in Japan are getting mixed signals about how far away they should be from the nuclear-power-plant disaster

Read... 2011/05/03

WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS - TARGET OF VIOLENCE & REPRESSION + ACTIVE AGENTS OF SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION


Margaret Sekaggya, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders submitted her third report to the UN Human Rights Council

Read... 2011/05/03

UN WOMENS BACHELET OUTLINES NEW PEACEBUILDING INITIATIVE


2011032801_120_01UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet today announced a new initiative to boost women's roles in conflict resolution

Read... 2011/03/28

LIBYAN WOMAN STRUGGLES TO TELL MEDIA OF HER ALLEGED RAPE & ABUSE BY GOVERNMENT MILITIA


A Libyan woman burst into the hotel housing the foreign press in Tripoli on Saturday morning in an attempt to tell journalists that she had been raped and beaten by members of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi's militia

Read... 2011/03/28

SAUDI ARABIA - WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE IS UNCLEAR FOR APRIL 23 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS


Women may not again be allowed to vote when municipal elections take place next month, it has been reported both in the local media and by sources

Read... 2011/03/28

UNHCR - UN REFUGEE AGENCY HIGHLIGHTS REFUGEE AND DISPLACED WOMEN ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY


A Sudanese refugee in Chad's Amboko camp. Displacement is often hardest on the elderly

Read... 2011/03/28

CHINA - FORCED ABORTION - ONE-CHILD POLICY


2011020704_120Friends grieve at the funeral of a 21-year-old Chinese woman who died following a forced abortion in February, 2009

Read... 2011/02/07

HUNDREDS OF WOMEN DIE FOR HONOUR EACH YEAR


2011020501_120_01Did 22-year-old Saima Bibi scream out as she was electrocuted at her parents' home in their village near the southern Punjab city of Bahawalpur in Pakistan?

Read... 2011/02/05

TRAFFICKING FILM - "NOT MY LIFE" - WOMEN & GIRLS


Human trafficking is a multi-billion industry that is worth an estimated US$32 billion each year

Read... 2011/02/05

HEADSCARF CONTINUES AS POLITICAL ISSUE


A ruling by an administrative court banning female candidates for academic posts from being veiled during an admission examination has brought the headscarf back to the front of Turkish politics, and reignited tensions between secularist and religious forces

Read... 2011/02/05


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    OUR PARTNERS FORM CENTRAL ASIA INFORM

TAJIKISTAN - PLIGHT OF ABANDONED WIVES OF MIGRANT HUSBANDS


When men migrant workers abroad cut ties with home in Tajikistan, and stop sending money, their wives/families are ill-equipped to fend for themselves

Read... 2010/12/29

UZBEKISTAN - CASE AGAINST RIGHTS PHOTOGRAPHER-JOURNALIST UMIDA


Rights groups ridicule suggestions that Umida Ahmedova's images libel Uzbek nation as a whole
Read... 2010/01/27

UZBEK MINISTERS TACKLE SEX TRADE


Sex trafficking has made a rare appearance on the agenda of a government meeting in Uzbekistan
Read... 2009/09/12


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    GENDER ISSUE'S NEWS

THE LEGAL HANDBOOK FOR WOMEN


The book «the Legal Handbook for Women » is released in Tbilisi

Read... 2010/12/13

SECRETS OF SEXUAL FORCED LABOUR IN NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMPS


2010012704_120I have vivid memories of a school trip to Sachsenhausen concentration camp in Oranienburg, 35 kilometres north of Berlin: the crematories, the so-called ‘Station Z' built for the extermination of prisoners in 1942, the infirmary... I have no recollection, however, of the camp brothel
Read... 2010/01/27

KYZYL-SHAFAG AND KERKENJ: HISTORY OF VILLAGE SWAP UNDER KARABAKH CONFLICT


The Heinrich Boell Foundation, Germany  and the Independent Research Group "NOVATOR" conducted a presentation of the book titled "Kyzyl-Shafag and Kerkenj: History of Village Swap under Karabakh Conflict" on June 9 in Caucasus Research Resource Center
Read... 2009/06/10

GENDER MAINSTREAMING IN PRACTICE: A TOOLKIT


2009033105_120The integration of a gender perspective into programming and policy-making - Gender Mainstreaming - has become a key priority of UNDP
Read... 2009/03/31

EDUCATING WOMEN TO EDUCATE A NATION


2009031408_120_01The present work is dedicated to a unique phenomenon which is the first secular school for Muslim girls in the Islamic world
Read... 2009/03/14

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    GENDER IN AZERBAIJAN

TODAY MARKS THE BIRTHDAY OF AZERBAIJAN'S FIRST LADY, MEHRIBAN ALIYEVA


2011082601_120_01Azerbaijani First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Good-Will Ambassador and Member of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Mehriban Aliyeva, is celebrating her birthday today, on August 26

Read... 2011/08/26

AZERBAIJAN PLIGHT OF SINGLE MOTHERS


2011061001_120_01Alimony and welfare provision fails to provide adequate support

Read... 2011/06/10

TRADITIONAL FAMILY INSTITUTE IN AZERBAIJAN IS IN CRISIS


The traditional family institution in Azerbaijan is in a period of deep crisis, said in an interview with Objective TV (obyektiv.tv) Head Women's Crisis Centre Matanat Azizova

Read... 2011/06/08

AZERBAIJAN - FEARS FOR UNSCHOOLED GIRLS' FUTURES


2011053102_120_01Many parents take girls out of school as for early marriage

Read... 2011/05/31

PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION OF LALA AGHAYEVA LAMBERT "SHADOWS. LATE AFTERNOON"


2011021001_120On 2 february 2011 a personal exhibition of Lala Agayeva Lambert named "Shadows. Late Afternoon" opened in the Art Gallery of the Museum Center of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan

Read... 2011/02/10

AZERBAIJAN - HIJAB BAN FOR SCHOOLGIRLS IS CONTROVERSIAL


Azerbaijan's education ministry has banned schoolgirls from wearing headscarves to class, causing outrage among the more devout in this Muslim-majority country

Read... 2011/02/10

BIRTH RATE REACHES ALL-TIME HIGH IN 16 YEARS IN AZERBAIJAN


In 2010, 165,000 babies have been born and 56 600 persons died in Azerbaijan

Read... 2011/01/26

MEHRIBAN ALIYEVA - THE MOST ACTIVE AND MODERN FIRST LADY, ACCORDING TO EKHO KAVKAZA WEBSITE


An article titled "First Ladies of Caucasus" by Russian journalist Oleg Kusov was posted on the www.ekhokavkaza.com

Read... 2011/01/26

MEHRIBAN ALIYEVA: AZERBAIJAN PAYS GREAT ATTENTION TO DEVELOPMENT OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION


2009052501_120_04The first-ever World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education under the motto "Building the Wealth of Nations" has started today in Moscow

Read... 2010/09/30

PRESIDENT OF HEYDAR ALIYEV FOUNDATION MEHRIBAN ALIYEVA BECOMES YEAR'S MOST MERCIFUL AND ACTIVE PARLIAMENTARIAN


The staffers of the "Gadin Dunyasi" (Women's World) magazine have today visited the Heydar Aliyev Foundation to announce results of its survey, which named President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO goodwill ambassador, MP Mehriban Aliyeva the Most Merciful and Active Parliamentarian of the Year

Read... 2010/07/15


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    EVENTS OF CENTER

THE LIBRARIAN OF AGIC HAS NEW PUBLICATION


The Final Report of the FP6 Research project - Coordination Action on Human Rights Violations (CAHRV): Gendering Human Rights Violations: The case of interpersonal violence
Read... 2008/04/07

2007, December


Read... 2008/01/09

Global Fund for Women - On the forum in Tbilisi


Read... 2006/06/03

Gender Study and ICT


Read... 2006/05/16

New editions in library of AGIC


Read... 2006/05/03


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    EVENTS OF NGO'S

TRAINING ON CLIMATE CHANGE FOR MEDIA AND NGOS


dsc00942_120_01On 20 November 2007 UNDP Azerbaijan together with the experts of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and the Social - Ecology Centre "EcoSphere" (the chief of NGO "EcoSphere" is Firusa Sultan-zade) organized a one day training for journalists and Azeri NGO representatives on global climate change.
Read... 2007/11/26

New project of the Citizens' Labour Rights Protection Leagua


Read... 2006/05/16

The Help to Jobless Women


Read... 2005/12/30

"millik" Develops


Read... 2005/01/20

Debate in a Civil Society


Read... 2005/01/03

Social Trusteeship


Read... 2005/01/01

In October 2004


Read... 2004/10/01


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    NEWS OF CONFERENCES

FLORIDA CONSORTIUM FOR WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES CONFERENCE, "GENDERED AND RACIALIZED TECHNOLOGIES OF CHANGE: MOVING DISCREDITED KNOWLEDGE FROM THE MARGINS TO THE CENTER"


Gendered and Racialized Technologies of Change: Moving Discredited Knowledge from the Margins to the Center

Read... 2010/11/05

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR BOOK ON THE ROLE OF GENDER IN TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE


Dr. Susanne Buckley-Zistel, Dr. Ruth Stanley - Free University Berlin
Read... 2008/09/24

NATIONAL STATEHOOD AND EUROPEAN INTEGRATION PROCESSES


Date: October 10-11, 2008 Read... 2008/09/24

SOCIAL AND HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN RUSSIA IN THE LIGHT OF GLOBALIZATION PROCESSES


Date: October 2-10, 2008 Read... 2008/09/24

FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON WOMEN AND THE MEDIA, ENTITLED VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, INFORMATION OR SPECTACLE? WILL BE HELD ON 27-28 OCTOBER 2008, IN VALENCIA, SPAIN


The Congress is organized by the Valencia Regional Authorities for Social Affairs in collaboration with the Zero Tolerance Foundation (Fundación de la Comunidad Valenciana Frente a la Discriminación y los Malos Tratos) and the Coso Foundation (Fundación de la Comunidad Valenciana para el Desarrollo de la Comunicación y la Sociedad)
Read... 2008/09/24


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    ANALYTICS

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VIRTUAL MUSEIM

AGIC promotes creating the history of civil society and those initiations by studying womans public activity in the end of XIX - the beginning of XX centuries. The collection of the visual evidences and oral reminiscences allows not only to recalled the events, become utterly absorbed in the atmosphere that reigned at that time but also to comprehend, understand how and what efforts were demanded for establishing of Caucasus womens rights. The information collected here will serve also as a supporting material for teachers, historians and researchers working in the sphere of womans and gender problems. They will get an opportunity of using these unique documents as historical references, visual and oral evidences.




EUROPEAN WOMENS THESAURUS

The European Womens Thesaurus is the tool for definition and search of the "female" information in databanks, the Internet and the collection of womens libraries, the documentary centers and archives. The European Womens Thesaurus contains 2087 European terms.

In the Azerbaijan version of the Thesaurus are brought 589 terms reflecting sociopolitical realities of the Azerbaijan society, national and Islamic culture.




GENDER DIRECTORY

is the data-base of all the national actors involved in women's and gender issues work. The data base supposes to include the gender focal points: State agencies, National parliament, Business sector, Mass media outlets, International organizations, functioning in Azerbaijan, Funding institutions, functioning in Azerbaijan,Diplomatic corps, functioning in Azerbaijan, the individual actors (individual feminists, writers and poets, artists, scientific womens rights lawyers). Attention! The directory is connected by links to databases of womens NGOs (both registered and non-registered), NGOs carrying out gender projects, researchers and teachers.




AZERBAIJAN STATE COMMITTEE ON FAMILY, WOMAN AND CHILD PROBLEMS

In Azerbaijan by initiative of the President Ilham Aliev in accordance with Presidential Decree dated by 6 of February 2006 State Committee on Family, Women and Children issues has been established. Chairwoman of the Committee is Mrs. Khidjran Guseynova. She is the professor of the Baku State University and the first woman- the doctor of political sciences in Azerbaijan




THE NATIONAL DOCUMENTS

The section presents the international documents on achievement of equality between men and women and protection of human rights for women.




THE INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTS

The section presents the international documents on achievement of equality between men and women and protection of human rights for women.




DATABASE OF WOMEN'S NGO

The database base of womens NGOs includes the registered and unregistered organizations, womens f groups. Attention! There arent practically precisely profile NGOs in Azerbaijan. For completeness of the information search is recommended to realize by several key words




DATABASE OF NGOS, CARRYING OUT GENDER PROJECTS

The database represents the information about the international and national projects on gender problems for the period 1998-2007. Search is carried out both by thematic key words and under names of NGOs






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