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East-West Crossroad: New wave for actions


Emphasizing the importance of the Euroforum East/West Network as an effective platform for exchange and cooperation, ICHD has launched a new initiative. We are working to create a platform for young people from different countries of the wider region of Euroforum East/West Network that will enable evolving an effective dialogue on EU integration and new tools of partnership. Young people from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, France, Georgia, Germany, Poland and Spain will share ideas and will shape initiatives on hot topics of public policy agenda in the region. About 40 articles of the young leaders will be published in the book “East-West Crossroad” in English and Armenian. The book will become a tool for voicing the opinions and attitudes of the young leaders throughout the region on various issues of EU integration agenda: Eastern Partnership, European Neighborhood Policy, Participatory democracy, etc.




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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