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ICHD Signed an Agreement on Supporting Armenian Migrants' Repatriation


ICHD and the Service of Repatriation and Return of the Ministry of Justice of the Kingdom of Netherlands signed an agreement on providing post arrival assistance to Armenian returnees from the Netherlands for their further reintegration in the society on July 8, 2010.

In the frames of the project a realistic opportunity will be created for around 75 Returnees to be fully integrated into the Armenian society and economic life as well as to be able to exercise the fundamental rights and responsibilities of the citizen of Armenia. The Support project aimed at reintegration of returnees is supported by the European Union and will work till June 2011.



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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