Public Union for Gender Equality and Women’s Initiatives

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Promoting gender equality in Azerbaijan!
 
     

  

 


WHO WE ARE?

Public Union for Gender Equality and Women’s Initiatives (GEWI) has been founded by a group of active women with professional background in gender and women’s rights issues on July 14, 2007. The organization has been registered at the Ministry of Justice on November 16, 2007.

Our mission

Our mission is to contribute to the development of democracy in Azerbaijan by promoting gender equality and women’s rights both on policy level and in practice through joint collaborative initiatives.

To reach its mission GEWI does lobbying for gender equality and women’s rights, strives for strengthening of the role of women in social life, helps in increasing political participation and representation of women, monitors the situation of gender equality and women’s rights in the country and prepares shadow reports, does research on social and economical problems of women, realizes public awareness work and campaign among women and supports the work of young NGOs in regions of the country working on gender and women’s rights.
 

 

VIDEO

    July 30, 2009. Khazar TV covering the event about the results of the monitoring of the Public Union for Gender Equality and Women’s Initiatives (in Azerbaijani)


July 30, 2009. News story on the activities of GEWI in Lider TV
(in Azerbaijani)


May 8, 2009. GEWI held Round Table discussions in the topic of “On the draft law on Domestic Violence of Azerbaijan Republic”
(In Azerbaijani)
Reports and Publications

 
Report on the monitoring of implementation of Recommendation Rec (2003)3 of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on balanced participation of Women and Men in Political and Public Decision-making in Azerbaijan Republic 

Monitoring and Alternative Report on implementation of the Convention on Elimination of All Types of Discrimination against Women in Azerbaijan Republic.

 


In 2008 Public Union for Gender Equality and Women’s Initiatives has published booklet about its activities.

 

  Bulletins Legislation


 - Quarterly bulletin (1)
(in Azerbaijani)
 (July, August, September 2009)

 
 - Quarterly bulletin (2)
(in Azerbaijani)
 (October, November, December
2009)

 - Quarterly bulletin (3) (in Azerbaijani)
 (October, November, December
2009)

 

Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Provisions of Equality between Men and Women (in Azerbaijani)

Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan Republic on National Action Plan on Women’s Affairs (in Azerbaijani)

“Gender Decree of the President of Azerbaijan Republic on realization of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Provisions of Equality between Men and Women (in Azerbaijani)

Order of the President of Azerbaijan Republic about implementation of State Policy on Women

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Media about GEWI Partners


GEWI and its work are regularly covered in print and online Media...

Radio Azadlıg (Freedom) - The guest of "After Work" program is Ulviyya Mammadova - Executive Direcor of GEWI

Olaylar NA
- There is a need to improve the draft law on "Preventing domestic violence"

Presspost Newspaper - On "Preventing Domestic Violence"

APA NA - A Round Table has been held in Baku on gender equality and women's empowerment


 



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