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European Integration 2012 –Shared European Values: Non-Discrimination


International Center for Human Development (ICHD) with the support of the Delegation of the European Union in Armenia and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation organized an international conference European Integration 2012 –Shared European Values: Non-Discriminationwhich was held in Yerevan, Armenia on November 27-28, 2012.

The Conference was aimed at increasing the role of civil society and think tanks in decision making in Armenia. This was the 8th annual international conference on European Integration organized by ICHD in cooperation with development partners in Europe and worldwide. It has become a genuine platform for consolidating Armenia’s progress towards integration of the country with the European Union.

The conference brought together more over 100 representatives from both the governments and civil society organizations of Armenia, Ukraine, Russia, Turkey, Germany,and Slovenia.



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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