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Fight against corruption in the Eastern Partnership countries: a view from a civil society


ICHD in cooperation with FRIDE (Spain), Ukrainian Institute for Public Policy (Ukraine) and Institute for Public Policy (Moldova) is implementing a survey in the framework of the Black Sea Trust project “Fight against corruption in the Eastern Partnership countries: a view from a civil society”. Within the framework of the survey each partner organization have interviewed about 30 representatives of national leading civil society organizations and business associations, government and development partners. After sending first drafts for the internal comments, all partners will organize National roundtables. The results of the survey will be consolidated in a joint report and presented in various events since November 2010. The publication of the policy papers and policy briefs is planned for January-February 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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The publication is available only in Armenian.