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A protest on a rape case in front of the presidential residence

17.06.2014

10333485 647694131973214 9074063309255201744 o"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.

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Women's Resource Center organizes a workshop for personal growth of women and girls.

07.05.2014

10322894 705967322792969 993790061 nWomen's Resource Center organizes a workshop for personal growth of women and girls.

The course is for women and young women, which will consist of 8 meetings. More importantly the workshop will tackle following points:

• Each participant's recognition of herself and an analysis of personal qualities

• Discussion of the issue of relations and events happened in her life

• Time management principles and how to plan a given day with efficient ways

In order to attend the workshop you need to register first. We will have a preliminary meeting for clarification of technical issues.

For more information please call (094) 565626, (010) 542462

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Sexual violence awareness month summary of the events

05.05.2014

IMG 7897the first time the Women's Resource Center and the Sexual Assault Crisis Center jointly organized during April a series of activities aimed to promote Sexual Violence Awareness. The main goal of the events were to separate the sexual violence related issues that exist in Armenian society and to speak out about the sexual abuse, its prevention methods and about what actions are needed to be taken in order to overcome sexual abuse.

Thus, during the discussions of the working group official data on violence, the Criminal Code against sexual inviolability and sexual freedom, sexual abuse, rape as a war weapon and many other data were separated. There were discussions that relate mainly to sexual violence, particularly on crimes related to the UN Security Council 1325 (adopted in 2000) and 1820 (adopted in 2008) resolutions. The phenomenon of teen marriage were debated which exists in various societies, including our culture.

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