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ICHD Executive Director Elected to a Board of Eastern Partnership's National Platform


The founding meeting of the National Platform of European Union's Eastern Partnership program  with the participation of the 136 representatives out of 145 member organizations was held with the support of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) in Congress Hotel  on 7 June, 2010.

During the meeting the board members who will coordinate the National Platform's forthcoming 6 month's works were elected. From 50 candidates  20 representatives were elected, including ICHD's Executive Director Tevan Poghosyan.




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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