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ICHD Executive at the Regional Seminar in Baku


ICHD Executive Director Tevan Poghosyan participated in the Regional Seminar ''Structured Dialogue on the involvement of civil society and local authorities in EC Development Cooperation" in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 9-10 February 2011. The seminar is a part of a year-long initiative launched by the European Commission, which aims at promoting a more effective partnership for development, in the frames of the Aid Effectiveness Agenda. The Structured Dialogue constitutes a ''space for discussion'' aimed at increasing the effectiveness of all stakeholders involved in EC cooperation. Representatives of civil society and local authorities as well as Members of the European Parliament, Delegates from EU Member States and EU Delegation took part in the seminar.



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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