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Public Union for Gender Equality and Women’s Initiatives (GEWI) has held a press conference dedicated to the results of its 2009 projects

02/07/2010

Public Union for Gender Equality and Women’s Initiatives (GEWI) has held a press conference dedicated to the results of its 2009 projects on July 2, 2010 at Amirov Hall of Hyatt Tower I. The representatives of related state agencies, local and international organizations, NGOs, foreign embassies and Mass Media outlets have participated in the Conference.

Ms. Ulviyya Mammadova, the Executive Director of made an opening speech of the Conference summarizing the activity of GEWI for the past year and talked about the achievemnts .

“Gender mainstreaming: The Role of Civil Society” – a book/report featuring the results of Monitoring National Gender Mechanism done by GEWI was also presented at the Conference. The monitoring and its findings were presented by Yelena Gasimova, the expert of the monitoring.

Later, Gulara Afandiyeva - a gender trainer and colleague of GEWI gave additional information on the work of GEWI’s activities in the regions. Representatives from regions that GEWI worked with also were present and made speeches at the Conference.

Each presentation was followed by question and answer session and comments.

Among those that actively participated in the Conference and made interesting comments were Envera Selimovich - the head of United Naitons Department of Information, Yegana Jafarova - sector chairperson at Ombudsman’s office, Gulshan Pashayeva – a colleague of Strategic Research Center and others. Elchin Guliyev – head of human rights and legislation sector of Milli Majlis and others also participated in the Conference.


GEWI Press office
Tel: 497-6568
Email: office@gewi-az.org 

 

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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