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Constitutions: Caucasus and Central Asian States
(1,296 words)

To review the interrelations between women, gender, and constitutions, and assess the role and significance of constitutions as a legal base to provide a regulatory framework for gender relations in Caucasian and Central Asian societies, it is important to look at the overall historic background. During the pre-Soviet era (before 1917), the countries known now as Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Tur…

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Abdurazakova, Dono, “Constitutions: Caucasus and Central Asian States”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0072a>
First published online: 2009

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