Country Azerbaijan
Year 2017
Type of Measure Work with public private sectors > Faith based organizations
Form of Violence Femicide/Feminicide

Brief Description

Grassroots advocacy campaigns was initiated in regions to complement strategic interventions aimed at addressing the issue of gender-biased sex selection (GBSS). The campaign involve engaging with faith-based organizations and local community leaders in the efforts to address the phenomenon. Highlighting the advancement of women rights and covering about 1700 beneficiaries, information sessions were organized in 40 mosques of various cities of Azerbaijan. 

Source of Information

Azerbaijan's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.37