Wilson Center Experts

Nayereh Tohidi

Research Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Associate Professor, California State University, Northridge
Wilson Center Project(s):
Women, Democratization and Civil Rights in Post-Soviet Azerbaijan
Sep 01, 2003
Jul 01, 2002

Project Summary

Explores the gender dimension of the processes of civil society building and democracy in Azerbaijan. Bases policy recommendations on field work, interviews, survey findings, women’s roles and the nature of their participation in both the formal ’high’ politics and the informal politics (NGOs, religious insitutions and media).