Relevant codes and laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan



Goal 5 . Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
The purpose of the present Law consists in ensuring gender equality by elimination of all forms of discrimination on sex, creation to men and women of equal opportunities in political, economic, social, cultural and other spheres of public life.

The present Law establishes and regulates the events held in the direction of prevention of the violence committed by the abuses of the close related relations, the current or former cohabitation generated by it negative legal, medical and social consequences, social protection, providing with legal assistance persons which were affected by domestic violence, and also elimination of the circumstances leading to domestic violence.

The present Law determines the rights and freedoms of children in the Azerbaijan Republic, the basic principles of state policy concerning children, tasks of state bodies, other legal entities and physical persons in the field of protection of children according to the Constitution of the Azerbaijan Republic, the Convention on the Rights of the Child and other rules of international law.