Women’s day of 8 March was celebrated in the Institute of Geography named after acad. H. Aliyev of ANAS. The chairman of Trade Union, PhD in geography Habil Haqverdiyev spoke about the situation of women in society and
family. He stressed the role of the fair sex as a wife, mother and, at the same time, a representative of professions of various areas of society that works shoulder to shoulder with a man.
The Azerbaijani woman is a self-sacrificing mother, a keeper of the family hearth, a skillful business woman, a politician, an excellent specialist, and a public figure.
Habil Haqverdiyev congratulated the women’s team of the institute on 8 March and all women of Azerbaijan and Mehriban Aliyeva newly appointed first vice-president of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and wished everyone a happy life, family well-being and success in their work.
Researcher Louiza Salayeva talked about the desire of women to live in peace, well-being, and raise and accompany sons to the ranks of the army and meet them unharmed.
At the end of her speech, L.Salayeva proposed to appeal to the first vice-president of the Azerbaijani republic, with a request to declare this year the “Year of Peace”. The participants of the event accepted this offer with great enthusiasm.
Then the leading scientific employee, PhD in agriculture Taira Salmanova spoke about her activity in Women’s Association for Peace at the UN. She participated in meetings and symposiums of this structure in various countries and defended women’s right.
Other speakers also expressed their views on this issue. Especially they noted the proposal of Louiza Salayeva on the announcement of 2017 the “year of peace”.
The participants expressed their gratitude to the administration for the constant attention to the female staff of the Institute.