Importance and Role of Women within the Business Community of Azerbaijan

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Aygun Alasgarova Agasalim


Provision of gender equality in the Azerbaijani society and strengthening women’s participation in governance, promoting women as entrepreneurial entities and developing their socio-economic activities are among topical issues. Provided the mentioned issues are settled in correspondence with democratic values​​, and transparency is accomplished in the country, women would be enabled to participate in governance. Within the framework of the study, the opportunity to find a place for women to suit their abilities, as equal members of the society, was explored. Moreover, role of women in entrepreneurial activity in the society have been studied, relationships between women in the postindustrial society, the state policy towards women, the specificity of the spherical factors preventing the development of women entrepreneurship, and the causes of gender problem have been analyzed. Propositions concerning the gender equality at business activity and women entrepreneurs in the country have been put forward as the scientific novelty of research.

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