Out of work and without support: Trans* life in Azerbaijan during a pandemic
Aysu, a trans* woman, was killed in an apartment in the Azerbaijani capital this June.
Living with Dyslexia
Dyslexia is written speech disorder characterized by difficulty mastering reading. A person with dyslexia has difficulty reading and writing, despite having a level of intellectual and speech development that should sufficient to do so
Azerbaijan’s fight against a blood shortage
Why has Azerbaijan come to face a catastrophic shortage of blood in the midst of the lockdown?
A Domestic Violence Pandemic
There has been an increase in domestic violence during the lockdown in Azerbaijan, just like in the rest of the world. Isolation and fewer opportunities for assistance make it difficult for victims to receive the help ...
Coronavirus vs. Azerbaijan's Opposition
How punishment for violations of the quarantine in Azerbaijan turned into punitive measures
Slaves to Progress
Few authoritarian states have worked harder than Azerbaijan to leverage major international events to boost their image on the world stage.
"We immediately decided to take the dog with us"
Animal rights activists were detained after a protest they held in defense of stray animals and taken out of the city.
Women in positions of power: Guarantors of women's rights or just lip service?
Parliament speaker, first vice-president, and human rights ombudsman - these positions in Azerbaijan are held by women, but will this help resolve gender-related problems in the country?
For the first time in Azerbaijan's history perhaps the most important and beloved holiday in the country is being marked amid a quarantine.
Freed Journalist Afgan Mukhtarli: "My arrest was replaced with exile"
The Azerbaijani journalist was abducted in Tbilisi in 2017, arrested in Baku, and exiled to Berlin immediately after being released from the courtroom.