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Good practices on using new emerging media


ICHD representative Astghik Injeyan participated in the conference "Good Practices on Using New Emerging Media", held on September 16 at the French University in Armenia. This conference was the start up series of lectures financed by EU Delegation in Armenia. The aim of the series is to raise the awareness about the European progress of this sector among Armenian decision makers, journalists, civil society and public in general. Conference speakers were Mr. Regis Gente, an EU expert, a freelance journalist for Le Figaro, Radio France International, and France 24, and the new media analyst, information security expert Mr. Samvel Martirosyan. Both presented the best practices in the use of new emerging media.



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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The publication is available only in Armenian.