Dreamer and fighter Ulviyya Babayeva on overcoming gender stereotypes in rural Azerbaijan with EU’s support
Ulviyya Babayeva was born and raised in a remote village in the district of Barda, Azerbaijan, 260 km west of Baku, not far from the frontline zone.
“Do not be afraid to follow your dreams”: Ayla Akhmedova on the Eastern Partnership European School in Georgia
Ayla Akhmedova was born and raised in Baku, Azerbaijan, and has always dreamt of getting an international education.
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are an integral part of the EU's cooperation with its partner countries, including Azerbaijan.
Aytekin Sadiqova is a forced migrant from the Kalbajar region of Azerbaijan, where beekeeping has traditionally been widely developed.
Govher Khanhuseynova comes from the Bilasuvar region of Azerbaijan, around 190 km south-east of the capital Baku. She has always liked baking.
Famous Azerbaijani oil tycoon Zeynalabdin Tagiyev, who lived in the early 20th century, once said: "By educating a boy, you get one educated person. By educating a girl, you get an educated family."