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՛War and woman՛ a meeting with one of the most prominent authors of the Armenian diaspora – Marush Yeramean

18.07.2014

1003381 10151819316561789 845238175 nOn July 24, 18:30 Women's Resource Center will host one of the most prominent and interesting writers of diasporan literature – Marush Yeramean. All those interested are kindly invited to take part in the discussion, main theme of which is "War and woman". Marush will present 3 harsh years of Syrian conflict and, more precisely, the character of creating woman in the context of military background of the conflict. The essence of Marush Yeramean's works is human beings, peculiarly women. With unforeseen boldness Marush talks about the rights and sexual desires of women in the Middle East. The venue of the discussion is The Club, Tumanyan Str. 40 You can see Marush's works in the Facebook page of WRCA as well as visiting our office.

Looking forward to meeting you during the event.

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“Mass Media as a friend, not enemy” workshop, discussion.

18.07.2014

10481423 10154234963290012 1875941832918456024 nMass 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.

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WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER IN THE LIST OF WINNERS OF THE UNIVERSAL RIGHTS AWARDS CEREMONY

20.06.2014

10411980 10203066984069999 5078288143331174667 nYesterday 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.

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