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What is the current situation with statistics of sexual violence in Armenia?

19.03.2014

hotlineBy current legal point of view crimes against a person include also crimes against sexual integrity and sexual freedom. According to the World Health Organization, sexual abuse is a crime, in which case a person is forced by threat or deception to have sexual relationship of any kind, against her will. According to the WHO every 1 in 5 women in the world usually have been subjected to a sexual violence [http://www.who.int/ru/].

What is the current situation with statistics of sexual violence in Armenia?

Thus, according to the National Statistical Service crimes against sexual integrity and sexual freedom have been increased during the period of 2008-2012. In 2008 there were only 63 cases, in 2012 there were 98 and in 2013 at the first semester the cases increased to 59 [http://www.armstat.am/am/].

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Iron Jawed Angels, film screening

19.03.2014

220px-Iron Jawed AngelsIron Jawed Angels is a 2004 American drama film. It was directed by Katja von Garnier and starred Hilary Swank, Frances O'Connor, Julia Ormond, and Anjelica Huston. It focuses on the American women's suffrage movement during the 1910s.

The film follows political activists Alice Paul and Lucy Burns as they use peaceful and effective strategies, tactics, and dialogues to revolutionize the American feminist movement to grant women the right to vote.

Let's have an empowered evening together !!

Language: English

Place: The Club, Tumanyan 40, Yerevan,Armenia

Entracne is free

Contact number: 094 56 56 26

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WOMEN'S RESOURCE CENTER EVENTS FOR WOMEN'S RIGHTS MONTH 08.03.2014

08.03.2014

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MARCH FOR WOMEN'S RIGHTS

/ Feminist platform initiative

13:00 / A. Isahakyan statue in / Near subway station Yeritasardakan

14.03.2014

WOMEN'S POETRY NIGHT

19:30 / Rober club / ex Warmhall / 10 Mher Mkrtchyan Street

20.03.2014

ANGELS WITH IRON WINGS FILM SCREENING

17:00 / The Club / 40 Tumanyan

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