On November 21, the Baku Initiative Group will hold an international conference on “Decolonization: Empowerment and Development of Women” at the Four Seasons Hotel in Baku, Report informs.
The conference draws representatives from various continents with more than 40 representatives from 18 countries, including France, the US, Türkiye, Russia, Algeria, Senegal, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.
Other countries expected at the conference are Comoros, India, and French colonies like New Caledonia, Martinique, French Polynesia, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, and Corsica.
According to the organizers, the main objective of the event is to draw attention to the international community on the plight of women in territories still under colonial rule due to ongoing colonialism policies in the 21st century.
It also aims to expose the alleged inhumane treatment and violation of fundamental rights that women face in colonies and to promote the strengthening of the participation of women in the eradication of colonialism.