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THM in Gavar city


International Center for Human Development (ICHD), supported by RA Ministry of Territorial  Administration  and the UNDP implements public debates on development agenda. THMs on development agenda are based on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after 2015. Both the participation of stakeholders and the inclusion of public and community priorities are essential in public debates on the development processes of global agenda. In the frames of this initiative, a Town Hall Meeting was implemented by ICHD in Gavar city  on 5th of August.


After discussions in all the regions, ICHD will prepare a report  which will summarize the vision of all debate – participants on the future of the global development agenda.



Conducting Qualitative Research on Domestic Violence in Armenia (CQRDVA)

Violence against women is one of the worst forms of violation of human rights prevalent all over the world. Women face gender-based violence (GBV) in workplaces, educational institutions, rural and urban communities. They are exposed to GBV irrespective of their ethnic or religious background, social status, economic standing, age, or other condition. The violence is particularly rampant when it occurs at home, a place where women are supposed to be provided with safe family environment.

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Monitoring of Online Print Media on Sex Selection in Armenia

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.

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