Chairman of Azerbaijan State Committee on Problems of Family, Women and Children Hijran Huseynova visited Moscow at the invitation of the deputy chairperson of State Duma Ludmila Schvetsova.
Mrs. Huseynova met deputy chairperson of the State Committee on Family, Women and Children under the Russian State Duma Yekaterina Semenova, chief of the Secretariat of the Committee Olga Presnyakova, MPs and representatives of some women`s organizations.
Mrs. Huseynova told of work done to solve problems of family, women and children. She said thanks to care of President Ilham Aliyev and chief of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNESCO and ISESCO Goodwill ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva, achievements have been gained in solution of problems of family, women and children.
She said violence towards women is main obstacle in ensuring gender equality. A great work was carried out to combat violence towards women in Azerbaijan. A fruitful cooperation between the two states in solution of problems of family, women and children was also discussed at the meeting.