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ICHD's Executive at ALDE Armenia Day in the European Parliament


ICHD's Executive Director Tevan Poghosyan participated  as one of the key speakers in ALDE Armenia Day in the European Parliament in Brussels on 9 June 2010.  The conference was devoted to Armenia's increasing  importance to the EU due to the nexus of the economic and political problems related to its geopolitical situation between Russia, Turkey and Iran. The conference was organized around two panels: the first panel on Armenia's geopolitical situation, and the second panel on human rights and civil society. The Eastern partnership, Turkey's negotiations with the EU  and a number of pipeline and energy projects in the region are just a few issues shared by the EU and Armenia. The conference was followed by the projection of Sergey Parajanov's  film "The color of Pomegranates".



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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