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CSLN partners meeting in Kiev


On January 27-28 representatives of the Civil Society Leadership Network (CSLN) partner organizations - ICHD (Armenia), Azerbaijanis Youth for Development, Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies, Foreign Policy Association of Moldova and Euro-Atlantic Centre, Ukrainian Center of Complex Research, Agency for Legislative Initiatives and International Renaissance Foundation) got together in Kiev to discuss possible ways for the continuation of the project. During  the  meeting  the Ukrainian partner Agency for Legislative Initiatives presented the new SCLN web-site and provided with short training on its administration and discussed the Newsletter thematic and content matrix.



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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