#domestic violence

Sixteen-year-old girl murdered in Azerbaijan weeks after ‘wedding’

The girl’s 19-year-old husband has been arrested on suspicion of murder but has denied his guilt.

Sixteen-year-old girl murdered in Azerbaijan weeks after ‘wedding’

The girl’s 19-year-old husband has been arrested on suspicion of murder but has denied his guilt.

Voice | ‘The occupation of Abkhazia makes us occupied too’

Nona Bukia tells of the social ills that have been caused by Abkhazia’s closure of crossing points three years ago.

Voice | ‘The occupation of Abkhazia makes us occupied too’

Nona Bukia tells of the social ills that have been caused by Abkhazia’s closure of crossing points three years ago.

Opinion | The killing of women in Azerbaijan is a product of our society 

To tackle the scourge of domestic violence we need to go to the root of the problem — the societal norms underpinning the violence.

Opinion | The killing of women in Azerbaijan is a product of our society 

By Arzu Geybulla

To tackle the scourge of domestic violence we need to go to the root of the problem — the societal norms underpinning the violence.

Anti–domestic violence march goes ahead in Baku despite attempts by police to disperse it

Despite police violence, protesters were able to regroup and continue the protest.

Anti–domestic violence march goes ahead in Baku despite attempts by police to disperse it

Despite police violence, protesters were able to regroup and continue the protest.

Opinion | We cannot build democracy in a country of family dictatorships

The recent domestic violence scandal involving the Popular Front Party has revealed a dark side of Azerbaijan’s opposition.

Opinion | We cannot build democracy in a country of family dictatorships

By Javid Agha

The recent domestic violence scandal involving the Popular Front Party has revealed a dark side of Azerbaijan’s opposition.

Azerbaijani opposition rocked by domestic violence allegations

Popular Front Party Deputy Chair Fuad Gahramanli has resigned following allegations from his daughters and wife that he physically abused them.

Azerbaijani opposition rocked by domestic violence allegations

Popular Front Party Deputy Chair Fuad Gahramanli has resigned following allegations from his daughters and wife that he physically abused them.

‘I keep silent and put up with it’ — surviving domestic violence in Armenia

Despite a new law being passed to tackle domestic violence in 2018, women’s rights groups say not enough is being done.

‘I keep silent and put up with it’ — surviving domestic violence in Armenia

By Armine Avetisyan

Despite a new law being passed to tackle domestic violence in 2018, women’s rights groups say not enough is being done.

Georgian social workers to begin strike after negotiations with Health Ministry break down

Staff from the Social Services Agency are demanding more resources and better working conditions.

Georgian social workers to begin strike after negotiations with Health Ministry break down

Staff from the Social Services Agency are demanding more resources and better working conditions.

Child services blamed after 4-year-old ‘beat to death by mother’ in Tbilisi

Children’s rights groups blamed an ‘inefficient child protection system’ while social workers said they did not have enough resources.

Child services blamed after 4-year-old ‘beat to death by mother’ in Tbilisi

Children’s rights groups blamed an ‘inefficient child protection system’ while social workers said they did not have enough resources.

Queer people in Georgia ‘completely defenceless’ against domestic violence

‘Queer people are likely to refrain from reaching out to law enforcement officials’, study says.

Queer people in Georgia ‘completely defenceless’ against domestic violence

‘Queer people are likely to refrain from reaching out to law enforcement officials’, study says.

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