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Transforming Lives

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Civil Society Shelter Helps Survivor Of Trafficking In Azerbaijan Rebuild Her Life

Gulnara’s* problems began when her husband abandoned her, forcing her to care for her 12-year-old daughter alone in Azerbaijan. As a single mother with no more than a high school diploma, she was only able to find occasional work as a house cleaner.

Young Azerbaijani family modernizes hazelnut factory with USAID support

In Azerbaijan, men make up the vast majority of agricultural entrepreneurs. And while most agribusiness managers are male, those engaged in the field and post-harvest work, which accounts for most of the jobs in the sector, are predominantly female. Fortunately, as the agricultural sector grows, new opportunities are opening up for women.