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#Women‘s Rights

Backlash over men’s role in Georgia Women’s empowerment book

One of the male authors of the book has also been accused of sexual harassment, including of a 16-year-old girl.

Backlash over men’s role in Georgia Women’s empowerment book

One of the male authors of the book has also been accused of sexual harassment, including of a 16-year-old girl.

Fifth woman murdered in Azerbaijan in 10 days 

A woman strangled to death in Barda District was the fifth to have allegedly been killed after a personal conflict with a man.

Fifth woman murdered in Azerbaijan in 10 days 

A woman strangled to death in Barda District was the fifth to have allegedly been killed after a personal conflict with a man.

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.

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