Azer Turk Bank gives support to gender equality


Azer Turk Bank gives support to gender equality

Today in our country the state care about gender equality is at a high level. The Azerbaijan Republic joined international conventions on protection of the rights of women, signed a number of documents. Also important steps in this direction were taken within the country. Acceptance by parliament of important laws related to the rights of women, and also the law ensuring gender equality is an example of this. In our country a national mechanism has been established for the development of a gender strategy.

Carrying several years now in Baku international events devoted to this subject, it is an indication of increasing international influence of Azerbaijan and support of promotion of protection of the rights of women.

One of such actions was held on January 26th in the International Center of Mugam.

The awards ceremony "AWITA 2017 - AZERBAIJAN WOMEN in IT AWARD", devoted to the successful innovations received by women in the sphere of Information technologies of Azerbaijan is the largest action devoted to fight against gender inequality in the sphere of technologies in Azerbaijan.

Women distinguished professional achievements and significant results in this sector (The innovator of year, the Programmer of year, the Student of year in IT sphere, the Contribution to IT sphere in distant regions, etc.) were awarded on 15 nominations.

The event, which brought together 100 of the most influential leaders in the IT sector of Azerbaijan has been realized in life with the support of the Club of Azerbaijani women in IT, trade associations "AWITA 2017" organized by "Femmes Digitales", public and political figures and organizations working in different fields economy


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