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Job Announcement: Financial and  Grants Manager

Job Announcement: Financial and Grants Manager

  Job description Oversight and implementation of project financial operations in compliance with EU financial regulations; management and administration of sub-granting component of the project  Job title Financial and Grants Manager Employer Project title Coalition to Stop Violence against Women “Women human rights defenders stepping up against gender based violence in Armenia” Contract duration February 15, 2020  — January 31,…

Job Announcement: Project Director

Job Announcement: Project Director

Job description Ensuring general oversight and everyday management of the project in compliance with EU financial and visibility regulations   Job title Project Director Employer Project title Coalition to Stop Violence against Women “Women human rights defenders stepping up against gender based violence in Armenia” Contract duration February 15, 2020  — January 31, 2022 with a possibility of extension  Working…

We demand the necessary measures be taken to prevent violence in the media field

We demand the necessary measures be taken to prevent violence in the media field

The Coalition to Stop Violence Against Women has repeatedly mentioned gender discrimination and violence in the media. And yet, violence against women has recently become one of the most discussed issues in the public sphere. Another example is the picture from the TV show “Born without an Address” on the “Armenia” channel, which recently flooded the Internet, where a man…

New wave of hate against Lara Aharonian

New wave of hate against Lara Aharonian

The Human Rights House Yerevan and Coalition to Stop Violence against Women are concerned regarding the case of Mrs. Lara Aharonian, women human rights defender in Armenia. On March 8, 2019, in the framework of the Civil Society-Parliament cooperation platform for gender equality and equal opportunities on the rights of women from all groups, Mrs. Aharonian made a speech about…

Domestic violence is a crime

Domestic violence is a crime

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 shocked the society with its…

Lawyer Inessa Petrosyan is being threatened

Lawyer Inessa Petrosyan is being threatened

Recently lawyer Inessa Petrosyan 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 is subjected to the psychological…