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Emergence support packages for women affected by COVID-19

Emergence support packages for women affected by COVID-19

Amidst the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Coalition to Stop Violence against Women will provide funds from its programs to women subjected to violence and discrimination in order to overcome their socio-economic hardships. Emergency packages will include housing and utility fees aimed at improving women’s livelihoods in extreme situations. The Coalition to Stop Violence against Women will direct…

Job Announcement: Project Assistant/Communications Officer

Job Announcement: Project Assistant/Communications Officer

Job description Provision of proactive administrative and logistical assistance in daily implementation of all project activities; ensuring project’s constant visibility and communications  Job title Project Assistant/Communications Officer Employer Project title Coalition to Stop Violence against Women “Women human rights defenders stepping up against gender based violence in Armenia” Contract duration July 10, 2020  — January 31, 2022  Working hours 60%…

Telephone calls to domestic violence hotlines increased by 50%

Telephone calls to domestic violence hotlines increased by 50%

On March 11, 2020, due to a new coronavirus (COVID-19) that appeared in China and later spread around the world, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic[1]. The announcement of the pandemic was not only a new challenge for the healthcare system, but also made more obvious all the political, societal and structural problems that  demand state actions. As a…

Information about Criminal Cases on Domestic Violence Investigated in 2018 in RA IC Proceeding

Information about Criminal Cases on Domestic Violence Investigated in 2018 in RA IC Proceeding

Criminal cases on domestic violence investigated in 2018 in the RA proceeding were examined in the RA Investigative Committee. Thus, pursuant to examinations in the mentioned period 519 criminal cases on domestic violence were investigated in 2018 in the proceeding of the RA Investigative Committee as compared with 458 criminal cases investigated in the previous year. Most of the criminal…