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Exchanges of views on violence against women and their place in political life in Azerbaijan

Politics Materials 21 May 2010 17:44 (UTC +04:00)
A delegation of the Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) headed by its Chairman, José Mendes Bota will hold bilateral exchanges of views on women’s place in political life and prevention of violence against women, the organization said.
Exchanges of views on violence against women and their place in political life in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 21 / Trend V. Zhavoronkova /

A delegation of the Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) headed by its Chairman, José Mendes Bota will hold bilateral exchanges of views on women's place in political life and prevention of violence against women, the organization said.

Views will be exchanged within the 7-th Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Equality between Women and Men in Baku May 24-25.

On Monday 24 May in the Azerbaijani Parliament, the delegation will meet Ziyafat Asgarov, First Vice-President, Rabiyyat Aslanova, Chair of the Human Rights Committee and Ali Huseynov, Chair of the Legal Affairs Committee. Meetings with representatives of civil society and of the international community and a visit to a shelter for women victims of violence are also on the programme.

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