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Friday, July 25, 2014


A Day In The Life Of An Azerbaijani Mother

Published 6 March 2013

The question of how women balance work and child care is a topic of intense debate worldwide. In honor of International Women's Day on March 8, <b><a href="http://www.rferl.org/content/womens-day-working-mothers/24921988.html">we look at the lives</a></b> of working mothers in Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Montenegro, Iraq, Ukraine, Tatarstan, and the Czech Republic. In this gallery, we spend a day with Roya Rafiyeva, a journalist living in Baku, and her family.

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Roya Rafiyeva with her son letting their pet cockatiel fly.

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Rafiyeva in the kitchen pouring refreshments

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Rafiyeva with her two sons flipping through schoolbooks

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Rafiyeva soothing her younger son

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The two sons welcome their father.

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The family enjoying tea

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Rafiyeva with her family