Development cooperation , 22.08.2013

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 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Gender equality
  • Participatory development/Good governance

Field of activity

  • Women’s equality organisations and institutions 100%

Funding channel

Ålands fredsinstitut

Contact

keo-30

Code for the object of funding

67401401

ID

UHA2011-007388

Modified

22.08.2013