Azerbaijani filmmaker Tural Safarov urged social media users to rape women in revealing clothes, sparking a wave of controversy and attracting the attention of law enforcement authorities
Tbilisi Pride kicks off amid far-right rallies and arrests. On July 1 Tbilisi Pride week was launched with a premiere of the March of Dignity documentary about Georgia's LGBT+ community
Parviz Abdullayev, who lives in Baku, talks to JAMnews about violence and discrimination that he, as a member of the LGBT community, often encounters
And the state and society in Azerbaijan are very negative about same-sex marriage. But this does not prevent LGBT couples from living together in Baku. Video
Domestic violence in Azerbaijan is a topic that periodically appears on the agenda and causes discussion. In some families, it even became the norm.
U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Lee Litzenberger met with one of the country's feminist leaders looking for Narmin Shahmarzadeh
Spontaneous resistance from a patriarchal society or a pre-organized campaign? Who is responsible for the attack?
For the first time in Georgia, transgender people received legal recognition - the first person officially changed his gender from “male” to “female”. However, problems remain
She talks about the terrifying day of her accident, but says it’s hard for her to let go of the trauma that’s totally changed her life
Why women's rights are an unpopular topic in Azerbaijan, and where does this lead
Much is changing in Georgia, but women are still far from equality and freedom-stories of Liya Ukleba, Dina Oganova and Nene Kvinikadze
A step forward in protecting women's rights? Debates over gender quotas rage
The story of a couple who dreamed of having a big family, and the woman who helped them turn their dream into reality
As the education ministry, teachers, parents, teenagers and the Church struggle to reach a consensus on the issue, it remains a taboo
A JAMnews video on unspoken ‘gender’ rules and ‘decency’
One sign of a patriarchal society is men being forced to marry women chosen for them by their families
"People in Armenia are sitting in the trenches of their own way of thinking, shooting at each other from different angles. Things can’t be changed this way"
Local activists say that the media as well as advertising and religious institutes propagate sexism