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ICHD Executive at Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum


ICHD Executive Director Tevan Poghosyan participated in Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Meeting of Working Group 4 "Contacts Between People'' in Brussels on September 3, 2010.

The meeting of the WG4 "Contacts Between People'' was organized under the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum. The objectives of the meeting was to inform participants of the progress of the platform 4 and of Steering Committee as well as provide them with information regarding funding opportunities for CSOs. The participants developed action plan of lobbying activities towards EaP and EU national governments and EC. The meeting provided space to develop projects ideas and cooperation between participants from EaP and EU, as well as mechanisms and effective communication among the participants of the WG4.



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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