Center Women and Modern World – Azerbaijan

Event:  Capacity Building on  selective abortions  among  youth through promotion of safe abortion
City: Shamakhi City

Date: September 28, 2013

Type of event:  Awareness raising activity : meeting with large group in Shirvan  region  of young people.

Description:  We expect that about 50 person take part in  Shirvan  region villages. Activity aims to support behavior change and behavior development through adequate knowledge, critical thinking, attitudes and about  the issue of selective abortion,  skills to solve problems, make informed choices, and protect themselves from harm.

Expected Results:

The main problem of delivering information on the choice of safe abortion.   Information on safe of selective abortion will effect on improving and developing of youth. We note that selective abortions are performed after determining the sex of the baby during the ultrasound examination is one of the most important issues today. This events may help to solve this problem.The issue of selective abortion is included in the draft of the law Azerbaijan “On family planning and reproductive health”. Also we inform people about this law. A total ban on abortion in Azerbaijan is not out of the question.