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ICHD is engaged in developing the Migration Management National Plan of Action


The first discussion of the National Plan of Action on the Implementation of the Concept on Migration Management Policy of the Republic of Armenia (NPA) with the participation of the representatives of ICHD , State Migration Service (SMS) of the Ministry of Territorial Administration of the RA (MTA) and the team of experts in relevant areas was held at the ICHD on 15 February. The overall process of developing the NPA will be coordinated with stakeholders in the government (state agencies and focal points), civil society and development partners. The process is supported by the consortium of international and local organizations including OSCE Mission to Yerevan, UNHCR/Armenia, People in Need (PIN/Czech Republic), ICHD and SMS.



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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