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Joint Networking Meeting with SATR Project Groups


A wrap-up joint networking meeting with participation of  three working groups  from Turkey and Armenia took place  on April 18 in Best Western Congress Hotel. The participants discussed the ways of future cooperation between the two countries with the involvement of women, political, business  and civil society young leaders from Turkey and Armenia. The participants had an opportunity to meet with the USAID mission director in Armenia Dr. Jatinder Cheema, who welcomed the joint efforts and initiatives of the both the working groups and other involved organizations.  The event was organized by ICHD, UMBA and GAYA as  part of  "Support to Armenia-Turkey Rapprochement (SATR) " project , supported by USAID and implemented through a common efforts of Project Consortium members: ICHD, Eurasia Partnership Foundation, Yerevan Press Club and UMB(E)A.



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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