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ICHD's Executive Director Tevan Poghosyan at Polish Nordic Forum


ICHD's Executive Director Tevan Poghosyan participated in the conference “II Polish Nordic Forum: Prospects for Democracy in Eastern Europe” in Warsaw, Poland, June 10, 2010. The conference was organized by the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) in cooperation with the Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden in Warsaw as well as Nordic Council of Ministers. Main purpose of the conference was to exchange experiences and identify opportunities for enhanced cooperation in the field of democracy assistance towards the EE countries between Nordic countries and Poland. To enrich conference discussion and the recommendations a wide representations of experts coming from Eastern European countries were invited to participate in the Forum. Collected recommendations and conclusions will be published in the IPA “Analyses and Opinions” series of policy briefs shortly after the conference.



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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The publication is available only in Armenian.