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Public Union for Gender Equality and Women’s Initiatives (GEWI) has held a Final Conference on results of its activities in 2008

30/07/2009

Public Union for Gender Equality and Women’s Initiatives (GEWI) has held a Final Conference of its activities on June 30, 2009 at Amirov Hall of Hyatt Tower I from 10-13:00. The Final Conference was dedicated to the results of projects GEWI has implemented in 2008. Related state agencies, local and international NGOs, foreign embassies and Mass Media representatives have been invited to the Conference.

Ms. Ulviyya Mammadova, the Executive Director of GEWI presented the results of projects the organization has held in 2008 and stressed the most important achievements the organization gained for the past year. She also gave information about the important advocacy work GEWI has done on Draft Law of Azerbaijan Republic on Domestic Violence and on other issues.

The next presentation was by Ms. Yelena Gasimova, GEWI’s expert in monitoring project on Convention on Elimination of all kinds of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). She presented the findings of monitoring and the Alternative report prepared based on the findings of monitoring, which has been submitted to UN CEDAW Committee in NY.

The results of another monitoring done by GEWI on realization of Recommendations on Balanced Participation of Women and Men in public and political decision making process made by Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe was presented by the expert of GEWI Mr. Nizami Heydarov.

Besides this, gender expert and director of Empowering Education Center Ms. Gulara Afandiyeva informed the Conference participants about the trainings done by GEWI and the outcomes of these trainings.

Each presentation was followed by question and answer session, where the participants had the opportunity to express their views.



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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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