Women played a very important role in the different periods of times in a variety of spheres, as well as in politics, said Assistant of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Head of Foreign Policy Affairs Department of the Presidential Administration Hikmet Hajiyev at the “Internally displaced women call for justice: Meeting their needs on the issues of peace and security” held jointly by International Relations Analysis Center with the Azerbaijani community of the Nagorno Garabagh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the UN Delegation in Azerbaijan.

Hikmet Hajiyev also added that Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (ADR), established on 28th of May 1918, was the first country in the whole of the East, to provide women with the right to vote.