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Matanat Azizova, head of the Women´s Crisis Centre. (Photo courtesy of M. Azizova)
Vafa Zeynalova
7 Jul 16
LGBT people routinely face violence and abuse by officials and their own families.
Naila Yagublu, chairwoman of the women´s branch of the opposition Musavat party. (Photo courtesy of N. Yagublu)
Vafa Zeynalova
26 Apr 16
Experts warn that the situation has been getting worse, not better.
Shuttered: currency exchange offices closed their doors following the devaluation. (Photo: Vafa Zeynalova)
Vafa Zeynalova
18 Jan 16
Amid falling oil prices, Baku has abandoned the manat´s peg to the dollar and let the manat tumble.
Vafa Zeynalova
12 Dec 11
Most agree that reform is only way to fix broken healthcare system, but it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere fast.
An Azerbaijani woman prays at a mosque in Baku. (Photo: Samira Ahmedbeyli)
Vafa Zeynalova, Maharram Zeynalov
14 Oct 11
Campaign to overturn headscarf ban in schools to continue.
Ehtiram Pashayev, deputy director of the Public Organisation Against AIDS. (Photo: Vafa Zeynalova)
Vafa Zeynalova
1 Apr 11
Fewer recorded cases than Russia, but country needs more specialised clinics offering treatment.
Theatre director Gocha Kapanadze. (Photo: Vafa Zeynalova)
Vafa Zeynalova
9 Feb 11
Minority-language theatre desperately short of funding.