Ensuring rights and freedoms is one of the priorities of state policy in Azerbaijan, Deputy Chairman of the New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) - Chief of Staff Tahir Budagov said at a conference on "The role of civil society in promoting gender equality and women's rights" at the party's headquarters,
Budagov noted that 15 years ago, a law on gender equality was adopted in Azerbaijan.
"The law defines the main directions of state policy on gender equality. In our country, gender equality is valued as the foundation of a democratic society. Necessary steps are being taken in this regard in the country. Today, women are active in all spheres of society."