Women´s Empowerment

  • Frequently Asked Questions on Gender Equality LawFrequently Asked Questions on Gender Equality LawThe booklet presents extracts from the Law on Gender Equality in Azerbaijan in the form of questions and answers. It explains key definitions and provisions of the Law in a user-friendly manner.

  • UNDP Gender Equality Strategy 2008 - 2013Nov 11, 2013UNDP Gender Equality Strategy 2008 - 2013This document presents “The Gender Equality Strategy 2008-2011’’, which embodies UNDP’s strong commitment to cooperate on woman empowerment. The publication states the importance of gender equality as a development goal itself, besides four inter-related focus areas within achievement of Millenium Development Goals.

  • Educating Women to Educate a NationThe book tells a story of establishing the first secular school for Muslim girls in the Islamic world.

  • Social and Economic Rights of Women in AzerbaijanSocial and Economic Rights of Women in AzerbaijanThe booklet has been compiled on the basis of the extracts from the laws ensuring the economic and social rights of women in the legislation of Azerbaijan.


UNDP supports a gender programme that gives opportunities to women to participate in economic and social life, and strengthens capacities of the government agencies to develop gender-sensitive policies. As part of the programme, UNDP organizes awareness campaigns to challenge stereotypes and socio-cultural practices that hinder implementation of women’s rights. Last but not least, UNDP seeks to incorporate gender dimension into its researches to identify women-specific concerns and recommend ways to address them.


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