Aygun Janmammadova is a blogger from Azerbaijan. She is also a member of the Global Voices Russian Lingua team. Her academic background is in International Law and Peaceful Resolution of International Disputes and previously she had been an Action Partner in Peace and Conflict as a part of the project run by Oxfam Australia. Apart from working as a lawyer, she is also involved in voluntary activities and projects in orphanages in Azerbaijan.
Last year she joined a cross-border project created by the Global Voices Caucasus Editor on using new and social media in order to assist in Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict resolution http://www.oneworld.am/diversity/.
Latest posts by Aygun Janmammadova
4 December 2011
3 December 2011
Toy is the Azerbaijani word for a wedding, one of the most important events for families everywhere. However, in Azerbaijan such importance is placed on marriage that it takes months...
22 February 2011
18 February 2011
Azerbaijani carpets were last year inscribed by UNESCO on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. They also often attract the attention of bloggers.
3 February 2011
21 January 2011
Wednesday marked the fourth anniversary of the murder in Istanbul of Hrant Dink, the Turkish-Armenian journalist, editor, and human rights activist who advocated for reconciliation and friendship between nations, and...
16 December 2010
15 December 2010
Last week hundreds of protesters staged a demonstration in front of the Ministry of Education in Baku, Azerbaijan, expressing their outrage against new regulations banning the wearing of hijabs in...
13 December 2010
For those living in a particular country, many things can sometimes be taken for granted. But when others from outside discover it for the first time, often experiencing new colors...
8 November 2010
3 November 2010
28 September 2010
26 September 2010
22 September 2010
Bloqosfer 2010, an event bloggers in Azerbaijan had been looking forward to for about two months, was held on 10-12 September in the resort town of Nabran. Over 100 established...
7 September 2010
After the significant expense of participating in the Eurovision song contest and holding the annual Flower Festival, oil-rich Azerbaijan keeps on surprising the world. Last week, for example, the world's...