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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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, we look at the lives 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.


Roya Rafiyeva with her son letting their pet cockatiel fly.


Rafiyeva in the kitchen pouring refreshments


Rafiyeva with her two sons flipping through schoolbooks


Rafiyeva soothing her younger son


The two sons welcome their father.


The family enjoying tea


Rafiyeva with her family