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AZERB/Open doors-empowerment of young women

Description

After transition from a communist system to independence number of patriarchal traditions and cultural assumptions about gender roles has re-emerged in Azerbaijan, which has created gender inequality and discrimination of girls and women. The project aims at empower girls and young women towards more self-determination and active citizenship by using the Nordic Girl Group method. Girl club will be created in one of Baku’s economically and socially disadvantaged suburbs and will benefit 30 girls between 14 and 18. The focus will be on non-formal education and involve teenage girls in empowering after-school activities.

Admittance

2011: 104 105 €
2012: 127 425 €
2013: 112 685 €

Target country

Azerbaijan

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

Gender equality
Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

Women’s equality organisations and institutions 100%

Type of aid

Project-type interventions

Funding channel

Ålands fredsinstitut

Contact

keo-30

Code for the object of funding

67401401

ID

UHA2011-007388

Created date

1/12/2012

Modified

8/22/2013

Case status

Pending

This document

Updated 8/30/2016

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