Since 2014, ICHD in partnership of the UNFPA-Armenia and with the support of USAID has been implementing the project “Community Awareness Raising Campaign throughout Armenia” (CARCATA). The project is implemented in close cooperation with the Ministry of Health of RA, and regional administrations. CARCATA’s goal is to raise the knowledge of the Armenians countrywide on proper reproductive health care and use of modern methods of contraception. The project is designed to influence the current perceptions and use of modern contraceptives, and to address social issues that affect contraceptive behavior. It strives to provide accurate information about the benefits of family planning for women, their children, and their families in the framework of a larger UNFPA/USAID project on “Promoting Contraceptive Security in Armenia”.
One of the specific objectives of CARCATA is development and dissemination of relevant public education materials. ICHD intends to develop also a target page on Wikipedia Armenia on the methods of contraception. A number of discussions with different stakeholders and recent research data show that the young Armenians tend to get this information mostly online. Thus, there is a need to develop reliable online reference for public use.
This is a three-month internship, with a potential of extension. The intern will be required to work the ICHD team on the development of the relevant content for Wikipedia Armenia. Specifically, they will
Please submit a resume and two brief writing samples in English and Armenian to Armen Galstyan.
Application deadline: October 23, 2015. Since we need an intern ASAP, we will close the vacancy as soon as we will have identified an appropriate candidate among the first applicants.
The current policy brief aimed at analyzing the monitored online print media outlets in cases when they covered the topic of sex selection and articles that were broadly linked to the value of girls and women. The content of web-based media outlets have been scrutinized to identify any statements or reporting that could have had distorted, untruthful or prejudicial elements against women or men. All these aspects were separately analyzed quantified and also handpicked, allowing analyzing the level of stereotypical reporting either as a media intention or as an absence of intention, leading to unobstructed penetration of prejudicial statements widely circulated in the society and back by reinstating the current state of the affairs.more >>
The publication is available only in Armenian.
This publication is available only in Armenian.more >>
The publication provides policy recommendations to the policy makers in the Armenian Government, civil society, human rights defenders and international development community, and is an instrumental in promoting policy dialogue in the area of prevention of gender-biased sex selection in Armenia. It particularly focuses on public policies that would promote the value of girl for parents, families, and the society at large.