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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


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


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

The Crisis Center:
t: 4943376

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 ⅁Tꍊ
t: 438 15 77:


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 ᷠand Order튍
ê ¨050) 341 06 60

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

쥡n World㯣ial Union
ê ´97 10 58

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


Whether you are familiar with the Law " About Gender Equality in the Azerbaijan Republic?


NGOs of Azerbaijan carried out the gender projects


Name:            Agro-Meslehet Center

Year of est.: 1999

Address:         40b, J.Jabarly, 5th floor, room 301, Caspian Business Center


Phone:            (99412) 4978188, 4997018                     Fax:  (99412) 4976268

E-mail:            Faig_agro@azeurotel.com                            

Contact:         Nadirov Faig, Hajiyev M.


Main focus:    Carrying out agricultural training, consulting, and technical assistance.

Activity:         The help to women-farmers of Geranboj in marketing researches and sale farmer production. 2000. CARE  INTERNATIONAL. The help to women - farmers Apsheron, Cuba, Hkachmaz, Acstava and Lenkoran in marketing researches and sale farmer production. 1998-2000.  Development of farming and agrobusiness in Lenkaran zone of Azerbaijan (EF). "From farmer to farmer" (ACDI/VOCA). Economical opportunities in Central Azerbaijan (ACDI/VOCA).

Keywords:   Farmer. Marketing. Consulting.


Name:            ALAC (Advocacy and Legal Advice Center)

Address:         C. Cabbarli str. 16, apart. 7



Phone:            (99412) 4992038, 4181109                     Fax:  (99412) 4992038

E-mail:            sevinja@transparency-az.org           Web:  http://transparency-az.org

Contact:         Agayeva Sevinj


Main focus:    Legal aid for women and girls, carrying out of trainings and consultations by the rights of women.


Name:          "AREAT" Research Center

Year of est.: 1998

Address:        A.Alekberov street 565, apart. 76



Phone:           (99412) 4381577                                         Fax:  (99412) 5105441

E-mail:          areat@azeronline.com                                    

Contact:       Abasov Ali, Kasumova Yelena


Main focus: Studying the social processes in post-totalitarian society. Addressing the topics of conflict prevention and resolution. Conducting training. Studying gender issues. Conduct the gender research. Conduct and support ICT.  Support IT study for women. Creation the coalition for gender balans. Support SME. Conduct conflict study. Creation information  and educational centers.

Activity:        Workshop on conflicts in business. EF. Development of women enterpreneurship. EF. Conference on Gender Issues. 1998. US Embassy. Business training. AED, BP/AIOC. "Social Marketing of Azerbaijan Regional NGOs" - 2001. Eurasia Fund. "Social Marketing of Azerbaijan NGOs for the support of Civil Society" - 2001. Eurasia Fund. "Comparative Analysis of the Legislations on Local Self - administration in Azerbaijan. The book: "Actual problems of a gender". 2002.

Keywords:         Information. Research. Conflict. Marketing. Gender.  Peacemaking.



Name:            Center for Mass Media Rights

Address:         Bina, Farmanov str., h. 27


Phone:            (99412) 4925791, (99450) 6370143      Fax:  (99412) 4925791

E-mail:            metanet007@mail.ru                                     

Contact:         Muslimqizi Matanat


Main focus:       Protection of the rights of journalists, increase of public knowledge of principles of a freedom of speech.


Name:            Citizens' Labour Rights Protection League

Address:         Rasul Rza str. 87, apart. 9



Phone:            (99412) 4958554                                        Fax:  (99412) 4385645

E-mail:            clrpl@bakinter.net                                   Web:   www.clrpl.org

Contact:         Mammedov Sahib


Main focus:    Renders educational assistance to existing and newly created trade unions of Azerbaijan; is engaged in labor rights instruction for employees and activists of their representative organs; renders free juridical assistance to those, whose economic and social rights have been violated.

Activity:         Creation of Human Rights Resource Center. 1998. USA Embassy and Open Society Institute. Creation of Community Basis Organizations in regions. This project was carried out along with Women's Rights Protection Society and Human Rights Resource Center. 2000. USA Embassy in Azerbaijan. Publication of reference book on labor rights.  2001.

Keywords:   Ensuring non-discriminatory legal and policy frameworks.



Name:            Debate in Civil Society

Year of est.: 1998

Address:         Nigar Rafibeyly str. 5, 4th floor of the school #189



Phone:            (99412) 4970846                                        Fax:  (99412) 4970846

E-mail:            sseid-zadeh@azdata.net                               

Contact:         Aliyev Rufat, Seyidzade Shahin


Main focus:    Development of civil activity among youth.

Activity:         Empowering education. 2000-2003. OSI-AF.

Keywords:   Education.


Name:            Forum of NGOs dealing with migration issues "FANGOM"

Address:         Nizami street 101, apart. 17


Phone:            (99412) 4939972, 4981616                     Fax:  (99412) 4980770

E-mail:            azer_ak@yahoo.com                                      

Contact:         Rajably Vusal, Allahveranov Azer


Main focus:    Struggle against traffic.

Activity:         Studying of a problem of traffic by women in northern regions Azerbaijan. 2001. International the organization on migrations. Studying some aspects of a problem of violence over family in southern region. 2002.  International the organization on  migrations.

Keywords: Traffic. Violence.


Name:          Empowering Education

Year of est.: 2001

Address:        L. Tolstoy str. 142



Phone:           (99412) 4718303, (99450) 3008330       Fax:  (99412) 4972108

E-mail:          empowering_edu_az@yahoo.com             

Contact:       Efendiyeva Gulara


Main focus: Support gender education. Support effective communication. Discrabe oral history of Azerbaijan women.

Activity:        Empowering education. 2000-2003. OSI-AF. The book: Gender sight at school textbooks. 2007. OSI-AF.

Keywords: Education. Gender. Oral history. Teachers.


Name:          Gender Research Center  under Western University

Year of est.: 2001

Address:        Istiglaliyat street 27



Phone:           (99412) 4921475                                         Fax:  (99412) 4926701

E-mail:          gencent.wuaz@azeurotel.com                     

Contact:       Rasulova Lidiya, Qurbanova Saida


Main focus: Development of curriculum on gender issues to be taught in  institutes of higher education. Conduct  gender researches. Realizing the gender program for high school.

                         Conduct the gender training, seminars and conferences. Publishing the text-books with gender issues.

Activity:         Interdisciplinary gender program for the higher educational system of Azerbaijan (OSI). "Gender in Development" (UNDP). The development and the edition of the course of  the lectures on a gender for system higher education. 2002. OSI-AF. The textbook  "The gender, a history of a society, culture". 2001. OXFAM. The textbook  "The methodological manual on gender training".  OXFAM. The  conference. "Integration of the gender theory in social and humanitarian disciplines." 2002. The conference. " Theory-methodological aspects of problems gender training with system of higher education. 2002.  The methodology of application of bases of a gender in social and humanitarian disciplines. 2003. OSI-AF.

Keywords:  Gender study. Education.


Name:          Gender and Human Rights Union

Year of est.: 1999

Address:        Huseyn Javid Avenue 518, House 15, apart. 10



Phone:           (99412) 4393747, 4393728                       Fax:  (99412) 4393747

E-mail:          mirrena54@yahoo.com                                  

Contact:       Mirzazade Rena


Main focus: Protection the rights of women and men. Independent gender  researches. Conduct the gender training, seminar and conferences.

Activity:         Gender: a new stage in female problems. 1998-2000. Private persons. The magazine "Genderology". 2000 UNDP. Gender researches. 2000-2002. Private persons. The textbook. "A gender and feminism." 2002. Private persons. The textbook. "Gender and culture."2003. OSI-AF. The book. "A gender, a society, human rights, a policy". 2003. Private persons. "Gender map of Azerbaijan" .

Keywords:  Gender study. Education.


Name:          Potential Sumgayit Experts' Union

Year of est.: 1998

Address:        Koroglu ave. 27a, the 12th microregion



Phone:           (018) 665133, (018) 6465826,                  Fax:  (018) 6465826

                        (99450) 3307027

E-mail:          potentialuss@rambler.ru, fariz_@mail.ru    

Contact:       Ferzeliyev Sahib


Main focus: Support of experts from Sumqayit.

Activity:         Seminars  "Rights of women". 1999-2003. OXFAM. The legal aid to deprived women. 1999-2003. Eurasia.

Keywords:  Legal aid. Raising awareness about reproductive health. Preventing violence against women, early marriages. Supporting the fight against trafficking in human beings. Tolerance and Non-Discrimination.


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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