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


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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.

Professional photographers treat the work of amateurs with some disdain: as they are not artists, they choose their subjects randomly, they take whatever they see and they don't care for artistic refinement! Lala Aghayeva Lambert goes against this stereotype. She cannot boast of any special training except for a few studio lessons. But her photographs are hypnotic. You dream in reality, find yourself in the frame, taste the fizzy orange, smell the salty wave, hear the light crunch of the yellow sand under your feet and the fussing of a small lizard among the palm leaves... 

She walks in nature and chooses the shot. She is in her own world here, no stranger with a camera. There is an intimacy and sincerity about her pictures often missing from those of professionals.

Lala was born in Baku into a family of doctors. Dynamic, venturesome and creative, she tried many professions in her youth: she sculpted and drew. But her father - the well-known surgeon, academician Boyukkishi Aghayev - wanted to see her follow the family tradition. The obedient daughter graduated from the Azerbaijan Medical Institute and became a doctor. However, fate interfered again. She got married to an American who took her away to the Caribbean islands. 

The exhibition ‘Shadows. Late Afternoon', displayed in the halls of the Art Gallery of the Museum Centre of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan, is Aghayeva-Lambert's first solo exhibition. This detailed programme, consisting of 120 photographs, is a statement of her vision of the world and the possibilities of the photographic art. 

Nothing in the world can be interesting without a broad outlook on life and a personal approach. The key to ‘Shadows' is impression. Lala is excited by the idea of the moment which cannot last long... a nostalgia for the imperceptible instants of life. She stops them, these instants, and with them the power and colour of life. Lala's days, as in the well-known Dr Seuss books, are painted in different colours. "My coloured days" - says Lala - "happen to be yellow, green and orange, and are very different, just like my moods. On a red day I am full of energy and enthusiasm. On blue days I flutter. On grey days I fall off the plinth and on black it is better not to approach me... My works, too, are painted in different colours...

‘Pink Imagination', ‘Cobalt Glaze', ‘Persian Blue', ‘A Lemon Twist and Lime Sherbet', ‘Orange Tango and Tangerine Dreams', ‘Burnt Cinnamon', ‘Variations on Red' - thematically the exhibition is divided into colour series. There are several works in each series. They are not named. But in the slide-show phrasal hints such as ‘A Hot Pink Kiss', ‘Raspberry Jam', ‘Rhapsody in Blue Tones' roll around. ‘The Taste of Spring', ‘Citrus Spices', ‘Wet Coral', ‘Fiery Sparks' etc. The picture seems not only to have colour, but also taste, smell and sound. The strict prescriptions of the last century suddenly dissolve into easy game. This is felt even in the titles, for example, in the solar series: ‘The Sun is with Me', ‘Sun, Follow Me!' ‘Catch me'... Lala doesn't alter the film in any way, doesn't ‘Photoshop' it, and doesn't touch it up. 

Lala is a visual poet who assembles particles of impressions: sincere, colourful, flavoursome and aromatic... She creates an image simultaneously expressive and minimalistic, like, for example, the dancing pelican from Aruba or the lizard praying for freedom. In these works she overcomes the stasis in one of the most static forms of art.

The name of the exhibition, ‘Shadows. Late Afternoon' comes from the exotic photo-sketches created on the beach in Antigua.   These are the sharpest parts of the collection. This eternity and generality in the world can also be felt in her Nardaran landscapes, which occupy an important place in the exhibition as a nostalgic note, a melody of the native land.




AGIC promotes creating the history of civil society and those initiations by studying womanవblic 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 women಩ghts. The information collected here will serve also as a supporting material for teachers, historians and researchers working in the sphere of woman࡮d gender problems. They will get an opportunity of using these unique documents as historical references, visual and oral evidences.


The European WomenԨesaurus is the tool for definition and search of the "female" information in databanks, the Internet and the collection of women଩braries, the documentary centers and archives. The European WomenԨesaurus 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.


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:㴡te agencies, National parliament, Business sector, Mass media outlets, 鮴ernational organizations, functioning in Azerbaijan, Funding institutions, functioning in Azerbaijan,鰬omatic corps, functioning in Azerbaijan, the individual actors (individual feminists, writers and poets, artists, scientific women಩ghts lawyers). Attention! The directory is connected by links to databases of women·Os (both registered and non-registered), NGOs carrying out gender projects, researchers and teachers.


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


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


The database base of women·Os includes the registered and unregistered organizations, womenঠgroups. Attention! There arenలactically precisely profile NGOs in Azerbaijan. For completeness of the information search is recommended to realize by several key words


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

Human Rights in the XXI Century - Azerbaijan

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Regional Initiative of Women's Groups for Promoting ICT as a Strategic Tool for Social Transformation

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