Azerbaijan International

Spring 1997 (5.1)

Azerbaijani refugees

One of the greatest tragedies of Azerbaijani refugee life is the stress that the flight from homelands and the inhumane living conditions in refugee camps have made the elder male members of families. Often women have to take on both the physical and psychological responsibilities of the survival of the family, a traditional male role.

Photo: R. Redmond of the UNHCR (1994).

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From Azerbaijan International (5.1) Spring 1997.
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