The Knowledge Foundation organized an event titled “Independent Azerbaijan and Woman”


The Knowledge Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan held an event titled “Independent Azerbaijan and Woman” dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Republic in Nizami district secondary school No.214.

Director of the school Esmira Aghayeva, who opened the event on March 8 – International Women’s Day, said that an idea of motherhood in people’s mind is incarnation of native land. 

Senior Specialist of the Knowledge Foundation, PhD in Philology, Associate Professor Elnara Aliyeva informed about the Knowledge Foundation’s educational activities in various spheres. Representatives of the Knowledge Foundation called on women to take the example from life of the First Vice President Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva, all patriotic, talented, selfless women working in various spheres of life.  

Leading scientific worker at the AMEA Institute of Archeology and Ethnography Gullu Yologhlu delivered a lecture on “Women in ADR”. She also talked about women’s position in society, family and management systems, the key role of women in protecting and transmitting national and moral values beginning from “Kitabi-Dede Gorgud”, “Forty Girls” epics up to modern days.

The speaker emphasized that the right to vote for women in the Muslim East and Caucasus was first given during the period of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic and that women are a leading social, political and cultural life in modern times. The head of the Azerbaijan-Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan literary relations department, writer-publicist, Doctor of Philology Almaz Ulvi Binnatova delivered a speech on “Azerbaijan Women in Literature in the Years of Independence”. The scientist who said that the names of many wise rulers, talented poets, craftsmen, scholars and politician women, had been written with the golden letters to the centuries old history of our nation, ended her speech with the poem by martyr Ulvi Bunyadzadeh.

At the end, Head of the Education Department of the Nasimi Institute of Linguistics named after Nasimi, PhD in philology Gatiba Vagifgizi congratulated the teachers and pupils of the school on the occasion of the holiday. Noting that the respect for women in Azerbaijan is always in a high level, highlighted the sacredness of the teaching profession and praised the modern Azerbaijani woman, who achieved success in all fields, as a great potential of society.

Senior consultant of Baku Education Department Yagut Mammadova spoke at the event about the role of educated ladies in the field of education and said that there is a great need for them in our society.

Following the official part, the national dance, song, poetry and stage performance were performed by the school pupils.

Press service of the Knowledge Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Tarix: 06.03.2018

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