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Awareness raising meetings with youth on EU and EU-Armenia relations


In the frames of AEPLAC Phase V project ICHD experts met with the youth in Yeghegnazdor, Kapan, Sisian, Goris within the 16-18 of March, 2011 period. The aim of the meetings was to plan and implement field work on identification of the information needs on EU and EU-Armenia relations among younger audience (representatives of NGOs, students, lecturers, artists etc.) in 8 cities of 6 marzes of Armenia as well as to elaborate an information gap analysis. Current Armenia-EU relations status and its prospect in the future, educational and other opportunities opened to the youth as a result to those relations, visa facilitation, community development and other issues were discussed and presented during the meetings and group discussions.



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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