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ICHD Executive's participation at Geneva conference


ICHD Executive Director Mr. Tevan Poghosyan participated in the conference: "After Kosovo Declaration of Independence and the August 2008 War: The New Geopolitics and Role of Diplomacy in the Caucasus", held at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, on May 8 and 9, 2010.

The workshop aimed at examining the influence of Kosovo declaration of independence and its recognition by leading countries, on the practice of recognition of new states, and on events in the Caucasus. It also studied international diplomatic practice for conflict resolution in the Caucasus, and what changed following the August 2008 war. The workshop was attended by leading scholars and diplomats.



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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