A woman who is working all her life as a Street Cleaner, tells how alone with a broom, she could bring up her children.
The broom: A Source of Income
It cost 10-15 manats a day, once a month to see his family, rent a house, and his life is passing away while he is young. He came to Baku not only for a living, but to help his family survive from hunger.
Bound for the City
In the digital era, PUBLIC space traditions are still popular among Azerbajani youth; the chai khana tradition is still very strong in Azerbaijan, and important to what young people do in public space, spending much of the day philosophising and killing time?! On one hand it looks like wasted time, rather on the other-hand, it is essential face-to face communication, which is so rare nowadays.
Youth in The Public Space "Chai Khana"
On August 2 Seymur Hazi and Nigar Yagublu got married. Nothing unusual, although at 34 and 28 respectively, the groom and the bride are not young for Azerbaijan’s average marriage age. But then neither Hazi nor Yagublu are a regular couple nor was the wedding venue a conventional one.
The Yagublus Family
For families on both sides of the Karabakh conflict, New Year’s has become an annual reminder of the homes they have lost.
Fear follows displaced families
Abutab Aliyeva, 63, Maguli Okropiridze, 52, and Seda Chagharyan, 69, live in different countries in the South Caucasus but today, in the post-conflict period of this war-torn region, they all face the same challenge: for the last 30 years these women, who all live near conflict zones, have lived in constant fear for the security of their families.