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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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Criminal Code Of The Azerbaijan Republic


Article 106

Slavery

(1) Slavery-the partial or full possession of rights of other person treated like a property-

shall be punished by imprisonment from 5 to 10 years.

(2) If the subject of the deeds described above is a child or it has been done with a view to trafficking it shall be punished by imprisonment from 7 to 10 years.

(3) Slave trade, i.e. forcing into slavery or treatment like a slave, slave keeping with a view to sale or exchange, disposal of a slave, any deed related to the slave trading or trafficking, as well as sexual slavery or divestment of sexual freedom through slavery, shall be punished by the imprisonment from 5 to 10 years.

(...)

 

Article 108

Sexual Abuse

Violence against a person, forced prostitution, forced sterilization or other deeds related to sexual abuse shall be punished by imprisonment from 5 to 10 years or by life imprisonment.

(...)

 

Article 150

Violence of a Sexual Nature

1. Pedophilia or other violence of sexual nature against a person(s) through the force or threat to apply force or availing of the disability of the victim of the crime shall be punished by imprisonment from 3 to 5 years.

2. The same offences shall be punished by imprisonment from 5 to 8 years if 2.1 committed by a group of persons, by a group of persons colluding in advance or by an organized group

2.2 the victim of the crime was infected as a result of the violence;

2.3 committed knowingly against a minor under 18;

2.4 committed with utmost atrocity

2.5 committed repeatedly

3. The same offenses shall be punished by imprisonment from 8 to 15 years if

3.1 result in death of victim by inadvertence;

3.2 result in HIV infecting or in other contagion of victim by inadvertence

3.3 committed knowingly against a child under 14.

 

Article 151

Force to Sexual Action

Force to sexual intercourse, pedophilia or other actions of sexual nature through the threat of property destruction, damage or embezzlement or availing of the victim's dependence shall be punished by a fine from 500 to 1000 minimum salaries or by 2 years correctional work or by imprisonment of up to 3 years.

 

Article 152

Sexual Intercourse or Action with a Minor under 16

Sexual intercourse or action with a minor under 16 committed knowingly by an adult shall be punished by imposing movement restrictions up to 3 years or by imprisonment for the same term.

(...)

 

Article 171

Involvement of minors in Prostitution or Bawd

1. Involvement of minors in prostitution and bawd shall be punished by imprisonment from 3 to 6 years.

2. The same offence shall be punished by imprisonment from 4 to 8 years if:

2.1 committed by force or threat of force

2.2 committed by an organized group.

(...)

 

Article 173

Trade in Minors

1. Trade in minors or arrangement to give a minor to another person shall be punished by imprisonment up to 3 years.

2. The same offence shall be punished by imprisonment from 3 to 8 years if

2.1 committed repeatedly;

2.2 committed against two or more minors

2.3 committed by a group of persons colluding in advance or by an organized group;

2.4 committed by a person abusing his power or authority;

2.5 the minor is smuggled to or from Azerbaijan

2.6 committed to use the minor's organs or spermatozoa.

3. If the offense specified in parts 1 and 2 of this article result in death of the minor by inadvertence it shall be punished by imprisonment from 8 to 10 years.

(...)

 

Article 243

Involvement in Prostitution

1. Involvement in prostitution by force or threat of force, by blackmail, by destruction or damage of property, and with a view to profit or benefit shall be punished by a fine from 500 to 5,000 minimum salaries, or by correctional works from 160 to 240 hours or by imprisonment up to 3 years.

2. The same offense shall be punished by imprisonment from 3 to 6 years if:

2.1 committed against a disabled person or a person with physical or mental disorders;

2.2 committed by an organized group.

 

Article 244

Brothels Keeping

1. Organization, keeping of brothels, or leasing premises for brothels shall be punished by social works from 200 to 240 hours or by correctional works up to 2 years, or by imprisonment up to 3 years.

2. The same offense shall be punished by imprisonment from 3 to 6 years if:

2.1 committed repeatedly;

2.2 committed by a group of persons colluding in advance or an organized group.

(...)

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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