Aygun Janmammadova · December, 2010

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/.

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Latest posts by Aygun Janmammadova from December, 2010

Azerbaijan: Hijab ban

  16 December 2010

Aaron in Azerbaijan [Eng] also comments on the recent law introduced in Azerbaijan prohibiting hijabs in schools. The blog wonders if the move is an attempt by the government to stop the further spread of radical Islam in the secular country.

Azerbaijan: Hospitality vs. privacy

  15 December 2010

Aaron in Azerbaijan [Eng] shares his thoughts on the local practices and traditions relating to hospitality in Azerbaijan, comparing them to those found in the West. The blog notes how perceptions of hospitality differ from culture to culture.

Azerbaijan: Looking in from the outside

  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 and traditions, a fresh insight is often the result.

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