Dreamer and fighter Ulviyya Babayeva on overcoming gender stereotypes in rural Azerbaijan with EU’s support

Dreamer and fighter Ulviyya Babayeva on overcoming gender stereotypes in rural Azerbaijan with EU’s support

03 March 2020
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

“Do not be afraid to follow your dreams”: Ayla Akhmedova on the Eastern Partnership European School in Georgia

27 February 2020
Ayla Akhmedova was born and raised in Baku, Azerbaijan, and has always dreamt of getting an international education.
Lamiya Rzayeva: successful development depends on girls' education

Lamiya Rzayeva: successful development depends on girls' education

05 March 2019
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are an integral part of the EU's cooperation with its partner countries, including Azerbaijan.
Aytekin Sadiqova and her honey farm: The revival of a family tradition

Aytekin Sadiqova and her honey farm: The revival of a family tradition

05 March 2019
Aytekin Sadiqova is a forced migrant from the Kalbajar region of Azerbaijan, where beekeeping has traditionally been widely developed.
Govher Khanhuseynova and her bakery: everything starts with self-belief

Govher Khanhuseynova and her bakery: everything starts with self-belief

04 March 2019
Govher Khanhuseynova comes from the Bilasuvar region of Azerbaijan, around 190 km south-east of the capital Baku. She has always liked baking.
Success stories: Women of Azerbaijan realise their dreams with the EU's support

Success stories: Women of Azerbaijan realise their dreams with the EU's support

02 March 2018
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."