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Next phase of training for young leaders in energy sector


ICHD facilitated next phase of training course on effective communication and presentation skills for the participants of the program "Technical Capacity Building Training Program for Armenian Small Hydro Powers" on 27 October. The project is implemented by Norsk Energy in cooperation with its Armenian partner Hydroenergy and ICHD and aims at technical capacity building and promotion of activities of numerous participants of small hydro power stations.

The project is supported by Ameriabank, the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, GAF-RE-KfW (German Armenian Renewable Energy Fund), Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction, and is financed by the Foreign Ministry of Norway.




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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