“Mass Media as a friend, not enemy” workshop, discussion.
Mass Media is the primary "tool" of covering the activities of NGO's and initiative, thus it is necessary to "use" Mass Media in a right way. Women's Resource Center is offering the workshop in order to bring together different representatives of NGO's and civil activist in sharing their experiences of working with Mass Media. The workshop will take place on July 22, 17:00. The following issues will be discussed during the workshop
Peculiarities of Mass Media work.
The skill of giving interview and how not to be trapped by journalists.
WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER IN THE LIST OF WINNERS OF THE UNIVERSAL RIGHTS AWARDS CEREMONY
Yesterday the 19 June, 2014 was a notable day for the Women's Resource Center. It was the honored guest of Universal Rights Awards Ceremony where Lara Aharonyan received the award "The Woman of Courage" in the name of the Women's Resource Center for outstanding actions for gender equality and protection of women's rights. Universal Rights Awards Ceremony is an annual award ceremony which has 7 awards in its framework.
The event was co-organized with the United States Embassy, the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia, the British Embassy, and The Council of Europe's Office in Yerevan, the UN Armenia Office and the NGO Counterpart International.
Armenian government officials, foreign diplomats, NGO representatives, and the press attended the Ceremony.
The award was granted to Women's Resource Center as a courageous organization which has gone through a lot of challenges while protecting women's rights. Despite the numerous threats and recent attack on it Women's Resource Center continued the fight for women's rights and women's empowerment and has achieved success.
A protest on a rape case in front of the presidential residence
"The Coalition to Stop Violence Against Women" carried out a protest on June 16, 2014 at 11:00AM in front of the presidential residence on 26 Baghramyan Street, followed by a march to the front of the Prosecutor's Head Office at 12:00PM on 5 V. Sargsyan Street.
The Coalition demands that the law enforcement bodies and actors who had worked with the rape case involving the 28-year-old Jasmine (not her real name) get accurate punishment for their illegal actions, more specifically: the attorney general, the police chief, the investigators: A.Kaveyan, K.Hakobyan and V.Manukyan.