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Steering Committee Meeting on returnee assistance project


On 14 October ICHD invited and hosted the first Steering Committee Meeting in the frames of the "Post Arrival Assistance to Armenian Returnees from the Netherlands" project.

Representatives of the Consular Department of the Armenian Foreign Ministry, SME Development National Center of Armenia, Migration Agency of the RA Ministry of Territorial Administration, Armenian National Lyceum After Anania Shirakatsy (Educational complex), Medical Center "Diagnostics", "Armenian Caritas" benevolent NGO and ICHD discussed the opportunities of cooperation and mechanisms of implementing the program at the Committee meeting.



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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