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The second edition of the Young Feminist Summer Camp has started!


551143 10151973660995012 1667667882 nThe second edition of the Young Feminist Summer Camp has started!

This year we are more than 50 young women from 12 different countries and territories: Romania, Basque country, Turkey, Catalonia, France, Armenia, Italy, Germany, Norway, Galicia, Portugal and Switzerland. There are also participants from Brazil and Chile to strengthen our camp.


Armenia Answers to the Committee, Avoids Subject of LGBT

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The United Nations Human Rights Committee finalized the examination of the third periodic report of Armenia today, which took place on 16 and 17 July 2012.

In some areas of the dialogue between the Committee and the State delegation, the discussionwas progressive. In others, the Committee expressed concern about the lack of information provided by the State. The delegation was often pressed by the Committee for more specific, statistically based answers to some of its questions. When faced with inquiries regarding the March 2008 post-election violence in Armenia, the delegation offered little explanation as to the lack of investigation into, and criminal accountability for, the resulting deaths.


World Refugee Day 2012

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On June 20, 2012 at 19:00 on North Avenue, the Women's Resource Center organized an event for World Refugee Day. WRCA activists assisted women refugees from Baku, Iran and Iraq to publically display their laundry, consisting of different identity shirts that refugee women wear in their struggle for survival. Besides the information seen on the shirts, participants of the event educated the public and distributed leaflets.