Gender politics, feminist analysis and discourses have always been one of the main priorities of the Heinrich Boell Foundation in Germany as well as beyond its borders. Each International Office of the Foundation worldwide aims to promote and support the critique of patriarchal and violent structures of power in terms of gender and struggle against oppression. The Heinrich Boell Foundation focuses its work on all levels, be it social relations, culture and public, or political and economic spheres.
The South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation as well focuses its work on gender issues. Various projects and activities implemented by the Foundation are oriented on developing and improving the culture of gender equality in the society.
Presented material is a collection of works on gender issues prepared by scholars of the South Caucasus Regional Office the Heinrich Boell Foundation's Scholarship Program. The presented studies belong to the young scientists involved in the social sciences in the South Caucasus region, who were at different times the scholars of the Foundation.
- Ia Merkviladze, 2004, Dynamics of Gender Stereotypes in the Georgian Media in Consideration of the Socio-Political Processes of the Post-Soviet Period (in Russian);
- Anna Papyan, 2005, Social-Political Activity of Women in Modern Rural Communities in Armenia (in Russian);
- Ekaterine Pirtskhalava, 2005, Transformation of Gender Roles and their Impact on Power Distribution in Family (in Russian);
- Aysel Vazirova, 2005, Freedom and Bondage: The Discussion of Hijab in Azerbaijan (in English);
- Khatuna Gvaradze, 2005, Characteristics of Women’s Movement in Georgia (end of 19th century – beginning of 20th century) (in Russian);
- Tamar Zurabishvili, 2006, Migration Networks of Labor Migrants from Tianeti (in English);
- Elona Artamonova, 2006, Selective Abortions and Gender Order in Azerbaijan (in Russian);
- Yuliya Gureyeva/Aliyeva, 2006, National “Gender”: Made in Azerbaijan (in Russian);
- Shorena Gabunia, 2009, Homosexuality in the Tbilisi Urban Culture (in Russian);
- Tamta Melashvili, 2009, What Makes Me Migrate? (in English);
- Tamta Tatarashvili, 2010, Male and Female Images in Georgian Cinema (in Russian).