Public Union for Gender Equality and Women’s Initiatives (GEWI) has held a
press conference dedicated to the results of its 2009 projects
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.
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
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”
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
and Alternative Reporton implementation of the
Convention on Elimination of All Types of Discrimination against
Women in Azerbaijan Republic.
2008 Public Union for Gender Equality and Women’s Initiatives has
published booklet about its activities.