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Daghestan security forces abduct daughter of Chechen official in domestic violence shelter raid

Khalimat Taramova was seized and then placed into the custody of her father.

Daghestan security forces abduct daughter of Chechen official in domestic violence shelter raid

Khalimat Taramova was seized and then placed into the custody of her father.

Judge ‘murders wife’ in Baku

Fagan Ahmadov, who has immunity from prosecution as a judge, is accused of shooting dead his wife on 30 May.

Judge ‘murders wife’ in Baku

Fagan Ahmadov, who has immunity from prosecution as a judge, is accused of shooting dead his wife on 30 May.

Video sparks debate about sexual harassment in Azerbaijan

Video of the incident crossed the Atlantic and was featured on the American late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live! 

Video sparks debate about sexual harassment in Azerbaijan

Video of the incident crossed the Atlantic and was featured on the American late night show Jimmy Kimmel Live! 

Women’s advocates fight an uphill battle against domestic violence in Abkhazia

There is no legislation protecting people from domestic violence in Abkhazia, nor are there any shelters for victims. 

Women’s advocates fight an uphill battle against domestic violence in Abkhazia

By Marianna Kotova

There is no legislation protecting people from domestic violence in Abkhazia, nor are there any shelters for victims. 

Video | Azerbaijan’s first feminist concert

On 28 February, feminist collective Fem Utopia organised a concert featuring feminist protest songs. 

Video | Azerbaijan’s first feminist concert

On 28 February, feminist collective Fem Utopia organised a concert featuring feminist protest songs. 

Opinion | Who are the feminists in Azerbaijan?

We must distinguish feminists from those who say they advocate for equality but reject the ‘f-word’. 

Opinion | Who are the feminists in Azerbaijan?

By Vahid Aliyev

We must distinguish feminists from those who say they advocate for equality but reject the ‘f-word’. 

Leak targets prominent Azerbaijani feminist in run-up to Women’s Day 

The private Facebook conversations from Gulnara Mehdiyeva were published amidst an online campaign targeting women’s rights activists.

Leak targets prominent Azerbaijani feminist in run-up to Women’s Day 

The private Facebook conversations from Gulnara Mehdiyeva were published amidst an online campaign targeting women’s rights activists.

After grisly murder, women hold protest in Baku

The protest comes a week after the murder and dismemberment of Banu Maharramova.

After grisly murder, women hold protest in Baku

The protest comes a week after the murder and dismemberment of Banu Maharramova.

Azerbaijani feminists roast MP over domestic violence comments

MP Razi Nurullayev cast doubt on the existence of gender-based violence and warned that equality ‘must not be abused to spread immorality in society.’

Azerbaijani feminists roast MP over domestic violence comments

MP Razi Nurullayev cast doubt on the existence of gender-based violence and warned that equality ‘must not be abused to spread immorality in society.’

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