The EU is helping young people across Armenia to shake off stereotypes, strive for self-development and be more socially engaged in their communities through SKYE clubs.
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.
Victoria Isac – the teacher who raised awareness about bullying in her community with the help of the EU
Victoria Isac is a psychologist and English teacher in Cantemir, the Republic of Moldova. In 2019, the young teacher was the first to introduce the notion of bullying in her community.
Ani Gevorgyan is a teacher-psychologist by profession, living in the Armenian city of Sevan, Gegharkunik Province.
“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.
Since 2008, the Education Development and Employment Centre (EDEC) in Kutaisi, Georgia, has been tackling various employment and development problems through specific EU-funded initiatives.
Ukrainian IT specialist Anna Krys and her team have developed PROVIDNYK, an interactive map to help people with limited mobility to live fuller and more active lives. The innovation was recognised with an award from the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility.
Natasha and her 14-year-old son Sasha have no place to live. They found shelter at the Social Crisis Centre for Women in Mahilioŭ. Natasha says that her family was saved by the centre and that she will fight for her son.
Gender equality and women’s empowerment are an integral part of the EU's cooperation with its partner countries, including Azerbaijan.