Announcements

Don’t be indifferent to violence

Don’t be indifferent to violence

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. According to our research, the…

We demand the release of Ani Navasardyan and civic activists

We demand the release of Ani Navasardyan and civic activists

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, namely to release Zhirayr  Sefilyan…

Coalition’s announcement against Police Cheif sexist expression

Coalition’s announcement against Police Cheif sexist expression

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 journalists the Head of  the…

Announcement on Police actions in Armenia

Announcement on Police actions in Armenia

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 considers it illegal. Police officers…

The  Coverage of Women’s Issues in mass media.

The Coverage of Women’s Issues in mass media.

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 problems of women with disabilities…