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are the special issues (printed analogues were distributed in regions), shining{covering} about debatable problems gender theories, gender attitudes and relations in the most different areas of a public life. The research data resulted editions in a significant part are made by advisers of AGIC




THE GENDER RESEARCHES

In this section the gender researches are presented. The researches have been realized by the Azerbaijan authors with 1998 on present time




HOT LINE

To the submitted addresses it is possible to receive legal, psychological and medical aid:

The Crisis Center:
t: 4943376
wcc@online.az


legal consultation. pre-judicial preparation of the documentation . psychological rehabilitation, consultations of the gynecologist. psychiatrist, neuropathologist.

MHAIDS Azerbaijan:
t: 5106614 mhaids@initiative.az


consultations of the gynecologist. psychiatrist, neuropathologist. venereologist, the organization of the specialized analyses

Research Center AREAT
t: 438 15 77:

areat@azeronline.com

Consultations in registry offices about an opportunity of the conclusion of the marriage contract at registration of a marriage as precautionary measure against economic violence over family.

LTD Law and Order:
: (050) 341 06 60
law_order@gender-az.org


legal consultation, drawing up of judicial claims , pre-judicial preparation of the documentation, participation in judicial sessions as the public defender (prosecutor)

Clean World Social Union
: 497 10 58


Support to victims of human trafficking shelter for victims of human trafficking




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Society "Azerbaijan women in oil industry"




After gaining its independence the Azerbaijan Republic developed a hard work on creating a democratic government. All that brought to different reorganization In the society, to changing people's consiousness, to finding new ways of solving socioeconomlc problems which are Intestified by Nagorny Karabakch Region conflict and in the result various public organizations began to build.

In a country where oil producing and oil refining exists for more than 100 years women's participation in this basic branch is natural.

If men were the basement of Oil Industry during the period of its establishment then in 40-les women's flow Into the Industry Increased and for today among working oil-staff there are more than 19000 women represented in different structures and levels. For the past few years because of different reasons tendency to Me reduction of number of women is observed. In the presence of men's and women's rights there are almost no women on the loading posts. That is why for defining their own place and role in the civil society necessity emerged in creating a public organization amongst women-oil workers. December 23, 1994 Is considered the organization's birthday when first constituent women's Congress took place, 165 delegates declared the establishment of the "Azerbaijan Oil Women" society (Women in Oil Industry of the Azerbaijan Republic). The society was registered by the Ministry of Justice college on February 9, 1995.

The society "Azerbaijan Oil Women" is independent, non-governmental, women, international organization. Its activity is built according the constitution of the Azerbaijan Republic, follows the acting legislations and international normative acts and organization's rules.

The "Azerbaijan Oil Women"society unites women on voluntary basement who work In oil industry, their family members and everyone who is Interested.


AIMS AND PROBLEMS:

  • Taking an active part in creating civil democratic society;
  • protecting women's rights as well as fighting against all forms of discrimination;
  • taking an effective part in gender equality projects.
  • gaining equal rights and possibilities in all spheres of socio-economic life;
  • creating conditions to promote women to the leading posts;
  • protection and guarding of the environment;
  • taking part in international women conferences, seminars and forums;
  • conducting charitable actions for socio-vulnerable sections of the population.


  • ACTIVITY:

  • Conducting different forms on studing legislative and normative acts;
  • conducting systematic opinion polls, round tables, meetings for revealing and solving women's problems;
  • promotion of professional and culture-educational level of knowledge;
  • establishment and support of business contracts with all public women organizations as inside the country as well as outside of it;
  • Systematic conduction of beneficent activity and giving help to aged people, solitaries, orphans, families oflosts, refugees and forced migrants.


  • ORGANIZATIONS AND STRUCTURE:

    "Azerbaijan Oil Woman" conducts its activity on a voluntary basement, with the help of volunteers. Ones in 5 years a Congress is held. The second Congress was held on February 26, 2000 under the motto "Peking+5". During the Congress by means of open voting the chief of society is selected, presidium of 15 people, as well as expanded government of 63 women, among them 52 leaders of women groups on the territory.




    INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS:


    Participants of the world- wide women conference (Peking), Habidat-2 (Turkey), the Hague (The Netherlands), Karachi (Pakistan), Teheran (Iran), Moscow, Rostov (Russian Federation), Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, Switzerland, USA and others.


    FINANCES:

    Members fee are not collected, we function at the expense of sponsors and donations.





    Address: 370004 Azerbaijan, Baku , ave.Nefchilar, 73

    Tel.: (+99412) 920685

    Fax: (+99412) 97116

    VIRTUAL MUSEIM

    AGIC promotes creating the history of civil society and those initiations by studying womans public activity in the end of XIX - the beginning of XX centuries. The collection of the visual evidences and oral reminiscences allows not only to recalled the events, become utterly absorbed in the atmosphere that reigned at that time but also to comprehend, understand how and what efforts were demanded for establishing of Caucasus womens rights. The information collected here will serve also as a supporting material for teachers, historians and researchers working in the sphere of womans and gender problems. They will get an opportunity of using these unique documents as historical references, visual and oral evidences.




    EUROPEAN WOMENS THESAURUS

    The European Womens Thesaurus is the tool for definition and search of the "female" information in databanks, the Internet and the collection of womens libraries, the documentary centers and archives. The European Womens Thesaurus contains 2087 European terms.

    In the Azerbaijan version of the Thesaurus are brought 589 terms reflecting sociopolitical realities of the Azerbaijan society, national and Islamic culture.




    GENDER DIRECTORY

    is the data-base of all the national actors involved in women's and gender issues work. The data base supposes to include the gender focal points: State agencies, National parliament, Business sector, Mass media outlets, International organizations, functioning in Azerbaijan, Funding institutions, functioning in Azerbaijan,Diplomatic corps, functioning in Azerbaijan, the individual actors (individual feminists, writers and poets, artists, scientific womens rights lawyers). Attention! The directory is connected by links to databases of womens NGOs (both registered and non-registered), NGOs carrying out gender projects, researchers and teachers.




    AZERBAIJAN STATE COMMITTEE ON FAMILY, WOMAN AND CHILD PROBLEMS

    In Azerbaijan by initiative of the President Ilham Aliev in accordance with Presidential Decree dated by 6 of February 2006 State Committee on Family, Women and Children issues has been established. Chairwoman of the Committee is Mrs. Khidjran Guseynova. She is the professor of the Baku State University and the first woman- the doctor of political sciences in Azerbaijan




    THE NATIONAL DOCUMENTS

    The section presents the international documents on achievement of equality between men and women and protection of human rights for women.




    THE INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTS

    The section presents the international documents on achievement of equality between men and women and protection of human rights for women.




    DATABASE OF WOMEN'S NGO

    The database base of womens NGOs includes the registered and unregistered organizations, womens f groups. Attention! There arent practically precisely profile NGOs in Azerbaijan. For completeness of the information search is recommended to realize by several key words




    DATABASE OF NGOS, CARRYING OUT GENDER PROJECTS

    The database represents the information about the international and national projects on gender problems for the period 1998-2007. Search is carried out both by thematic key words and under names of NGOs






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