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ICHD Continues to Move up in the List of World’s Top 30 Transparency and Good Governance Think Tanks


ICHD has been included in the list of World's Top Thirty Transparency and Good Governance Think Tanks. The ranking is compiled within the THINK TANKS AND CIVIL SOCIETY PROGRAM, implemented by the International Relations Program of the University of Pennsylvania.  According to the Global Go To Think Tanks Report released on January 22, 2014 ICHD has improved its position in the list and now it ranks 26th in Top 30 Transparency and Good Governance and 47th in Top 60 Think Tanks in Central and Eastern Europe.  The report is based on the survey of 6,826 think tanks from 182 countries.



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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