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OECD ACN Feedback Meeting at EPF


On November 7 ICHD expert Vahan Asatryan participated at the  OECD's Anti-Corruption Network (OECD ANC)  feedback meeting at the Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF). The meeting was organized by EPF, Transparency International Anticorruption Center (TI) and Freedom of Information Center of Armenia (FOICA). The main goal was to present the Armenia Anti-Corruption Progress: Second Round of Monitoring Report adopted at the Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan plenary meeting on 29 September 2011 at the OECD Headquarters in Paris. The report was presented by Ms. Inese Gaika, Project Manager of Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Anti-Corruption Division, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs.



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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