National Day to Combat Domestic Violence 01․10․2017 Every year the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Women mentions October 1 as a National day against domestic violence. On the 1st October 2010 20-year-old Zaruhi Petrosyan was dead as a result of her husband’s violent beating. It was not the only case in Armenia but it crucially […]
Recently lawyer Inessa Poghosyan has received threats against her and her family from some facebook user. These threats were related in particular to her professional activity. This well-known lawyer is the representative of the victim in the court on the case of Yeghishe Khachatryan’s murder, the husband of the linguist Parandzem Meytikhanyan and she regularly […]
In Armenian society the traditional role of a woman as a mother and wife is very important. However, each role itself is a limitation of personal choice and in our role-oriented society a woman often is not only being deprived of the right of her personal life but also she is being stoned and persecuted […]
The “16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence” made a start with the walking tour named “Don’t be indifferent to violence” on November 25th, at 12:30 PM. The tour launched from the yard of National Polytechnic University (105 Teryan Street) and moved to Aleq Manoukian and Khanjian streets ending by Armenian State Pedagogical University. […]
Dear citizens, those parents, who have verdicts by the force of law about having custody of children or organizing visits, but JACES does not fulfill them, please call 094 48 84 80. Coalition to Stop Violence against Women
On July 17 of this year, early in the morning, a group called “Daredevils of Sasoun” seized a Police HQ in Yerevan. This was accompanied by mass protests on Yerevan’s Freedom Square and on Khorenatsi street(where a Police HQ is situated). Protesters defended “Daredevils of Sasoun” and also defended the conditions that they put forward, […]
On July 17 in the morning the occupation of Grand Patrol Service station by “Sasna Tsrer” group was followed by persecutions of peaceful civilians by police officers in the streets. Human Rights House Yerevan condemns the activities of the police against peaceful civilians on 17th and 18th July: in particular illegal detention, torture, keeping more […]
On April 27, The Coalition to Stop Violence against women issued a statement on the behaviour of the Head of the Police RA Vladimir Gasparyan towards the journalist Siranush Papyan. The Coalition is deeply concerned about the inadequate behaviour of Vladimir Gasparyan on April 24 by the Memorial of Tsitsernakaberd. During the meeting with the […]
On March 25, the ՞Coalition to Stop Violence Against Women” issued a statement regarding the police actions, which condemned the actions of the police officers towards the members of the initiative group “Armenian Women’s Front” and other citizens during the peaceful disobedience action held in support of Gevorg Safaryan on March 24, and the Coalition […]
On March 29, at 12: 00 pm, ”the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Women” conducted a workshop/ seminar for journalists on the theme of ” The Coverage of Women’s Issues”’ in AEON Anticafe . ” The seminar was conducted by media-experts Zaruhi Hovhannisyan. Zaruhi Batoyan was present too, and she presented the coverage of the […]
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