AIT held a training on Gender-based Violence
Azerbaijan Institute of Theology (AIT) organized a training on Gender-based Violence in the presentation of Javid Imamoglu, Director of National Program Development at SOS Children's Villages in Azerbaijan implemented with the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Associate Professor Ilkin Alimuradov, Head of the Department of Languages and Social Sciences at AIT, welcomed the participants and noted that AIT has implemented numerous activities in the direction of awareness. Emphasizing the importance of the issue, Ilkin Alimuradov noted that gender equality is not only a cultural and moral phenomenon, but also a crucial condition for reducing poverty, ensuring sustainable development and effective management. The speaker stressed the necessity for awareness-raising activities among youth to combat gender-based violence.
Javid Imamoglu, a sociologist, Director of National Program Development at SOS Children's Villages in Azerbaijan implemented with the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), delivered a speech on the main causes of discrimination between men and women and its elimination. Javid Imamoglu said that the dicussions on the issue aim to deal with gender discrimination in society.
He further noted that gender-based violence means not only physical violence, it also includes sexual, psychological, emotional and other pressures.
The concept of gender was explained and the topic was further discussed interactively. It was noted that various studies are carried out to understand violence.
Participants were informed about the causes of gender-based violence and ways for their prevention during the training. They were also introduced into stereotypes and myths formed in gender-based violence setting.
The training continued with interesting discussions of students and guests.