The lives and well-being of women and children in Armenia who have survived domestic violence are in jeopardy because of the Armenian government’s failure to ensure their protection, Human Rights Watch said in the report. In December 2017, Armenia’s parliament passed a law on violence in the family, but women and children remain at risk […]
Coalition to Stop Violence against Women started training courses on domestic violence within 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence in the universities of Yerevan and regions of Armenia. The first training was conducted in Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences with 25 students of the department of English language and psychology. […]
Observations and Recommendations on the Draft Law “On the Prevention of Family Violence, Protection of Persons Subjected To Family Violence, And the Restoration of Family Cohesion” and Package of Related Draft Laws On November 16, 2017, with the Government decree 1433-A the Government of Armenia approved the draft law called “On The Prevention Of Family […]
On November 16th, 2017 the Government of the Republic of Armenia approved and presented the draft law on “Preventing violence in the family, protecting the victims of violence in the family, and restoring the harmony in the family” to the National Assembly. From the government meeting agenda, we learned that the title of the law […]
From 10 to 12 July, 2017 the representatives of the Coalition to Stop violence against women Mariam Kurshudyan, Tatevik Aghabekyan and Eduard Martirosyan participated in the workshop for trial observation specialists organized by the Human Rights House Tbilisi. The workshop was organized in the frames of «Ensuring better protection of Human Rights Defenders» project. During […]
On July 5, 2017 held a conference on «NATO from Warsaw to Brussels. Human security and the reforms of security sector in Armenia» in Best Western Congress hotel. During the conference the representative of Coalition to Stop violence against women Zaruhi Hovhannisyan presented her speech on «Human security and the security sector reform in Armenia […]
On June 26, the Armavir District Court of First Instance started it’s serial trial where the judge Artur Adamyan presided over a murder case of Narine Danielyan. This time the court interrogated defendant Artur Meliksetyan. According to the defendant’s in their family there were conflicts on every occasion. The last time there was a conflict […]
By Ani Jilozian In July 2016, Tagui Mansuryan and her parents were violently attacked with an axe by Mansuryan’s former husband Vladik Martirosyan, who killed her mother and gravely injured her and her father. Prior to the incident, Martirosyan had continually threatened the family and Mansuryan, in turn, had reached out to the police on […]
Hedda Production AB, Coalition to Stop Violence against Women and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Sweden in Armenia present “Seven on Tour” documentary play in Gyumri. Performance will take place on May 20, at 6pm in Gyumri Technology Center (1 Gayi street, Gyumri). Stage reading participating: Anahit Farmayan as Farida Azizi, Afghanistan Arik Grigoryan […]
On April 18 took place the General meeting of the Coalition to stop violence against women. During the meeting the procedure of being a member of Coalition was discussed with the new members. As a result, three more organizations, “Spitak Helsinki Group“, “Disabilityinfo” and “Agate” joined the Coalition. During the meeting the joint strategy of the […]
The lives and well-being of women and children in Armenia...
Coalition to Stop Violence against Women started training...
Observations and Recommendations on the Draft Law “On the...
On November 16th, 2017 the Government of the Republic of...
National Day to Combat Domestic Violence 01․10․2017...