Menu

News

Organisations we support

Published: 2013-04-16 15:00

Anti-Violence Network of Georgia – Tbilisi
This network operates in almost all parts of Georgia – providing shelters, hotlines and crisis centres ­– but it has its main office in Tbilisi. The Anti-Violence Network of Georgia provides free counselling to victims of domestic violence, educates police …

Read more

The women's movement

Published: 2013-04-16 14:55

Civil society in Georgia is still young, as is the women’s movement. The first women’s organisations in the country were formed in 1992. Civil society is not yet seen as an organic element of the developing democracy, and links between civil society and the Georgian …

Read more

Women's situation

Published: 2013-04-16 14:46

Gender stereotypes that uphold the idea that women should take care of the children and the housework, for example, are very powerful in society in Georgia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia. These stereotypes prevent women from fully participating in society and they are the reason why …

Read more

Organisations we support

Published: 2013-04-16 11:04

Association for the Protection of Women’s Rights after D. Aliyeva, APWR – Baku
Works mostly with strengthening women’s participation in politics. The organisation also offers women free legal advice and assists with legal aid in cases concerning women’s rights. APWR also runs a peacebuilding project concerning …

Read more

Organisations we support

Published: 2013-04-16 11:03

Democracy Today – Yerevan
Encourages women across Armenia to engage in politics by supporting women in rural and border villages to set up women’s centers. Democracy Today also works with peacebuilding, women’s self-sufficiency and against trafficking. In addition, the organisation runs activities to change gender stereotypes …

Read more

The women's movement

Published: 2013-04-16 10:59

Civil society in Armenia is vibrant, albeit young and mostly limited to the capital, Yerevan. In Yerevan, public spaces are used for protests, campaigning and rallies.

The first women’s organisations in Armenia were formed in the late 1980s. In the beginning, much of their work focused …

Read more

The women's movement

Published: 2013-04-16 10:56

There are about a hundred registered women’s organisations in Azerbaijan, although many only exist on paper. The country’s authoritarian regime makes it difficult for civil society to grow and develop. Even the process of registering a non-governmental organisation (NGO) is very complicated.

Carrying out public …

Read more

Women's situation

Published: 2013-04-16 10:51

Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, Azerbaijan and Armenia have been in conflict over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh. A ceasefire was negotiated in 1994, but thus far no lasting peace settlement has been reached and there is still sporadic gunfire along the …

Read more

Women's situation

Published: 2013-04-15 17:14

Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, Azerbaijan and Armenia have been in conflict over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh. A ceasefire was negotiated in 1994, but thus far no lasting peace settlement has been reached and there is still sporadic gunfire along the …

Read more

Azerbaijan

Published: 2013-04-02 16:59

The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation started cooperating with women’s organisations in Azerbaijan in 2004. The work in Azerbaijan is coordinated from our office in the Georgian capital Tbilisi.

Our partner organisations work on issues concerning women’s rights, violence against women, women’s health, women’s participation in …

Read more