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Where are the Women in Armenia's Revolution?

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Sara Khojoyan
2018-05-18

Indeed, only two of the new government’s 17 ministers - for culture and for labour and social affairs - are women. All three deputy prime ministers are all men

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One in five girls and women kidnapped for marriage in Kyrgyzstan - study

Category: Gender based violence 

2017-08-03

In many cases, the groom will rape his kidnapped bride to prevent her from returning to her family due to shame

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Law to cut sex-selective abortions in Armenia 'putting lives at risk'

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

2016-10-25

Government introduces waiting time after warning that high level of terminations of female foetuses was causing a demographic crisis

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Are Working Women Happy Women? View from the Greater Caucasus

Category: Gender in Caucasus 

Nino Doghonadze, Norberto Pignatti and Karine Torosyan
2016-04-26

So, working women appear to be less happy than housewives in Armenia and Azerbaijan, and more satisfied with their lives than Georgian housewives

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Marguerite Barankitse Awarded Inaugural Aurora Prize

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-04-25

Marguerite Barankitse from Maison Shalom and REMA Hospital in Burundi was named as the inaugural Laureate of the $1 million Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity

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On Mother’s day and on being a woman - not only a mother - in Georgia

Category: Exclusive 

2016-03-07

So, on 3rd March I attended an exhibition and a public debate entitled Women in art or Women’s art?, hosted by the Goethe Institut and the Heinrich Boll Foundation

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Amal Clooney endows scholarship for Lebanese girls

Category: Gender in the world 

2015-12-18

Winners will be chosen based on academic performance and a “demonstrable interest in the promotion of human rights and international issues.”

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Georgia Edges Towards More Equal Parliament

Category: Gender policy 

2015-10-29

Politicians seem prepared to consider a measure that would guarantee women a quarter of seats in the legislature

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Women’s Information Center at the 15th anniversary of UNSCR 1325 in New York

Category: Exclusive 

2015-10-23

Within the Swedish Foundation Kvinna to Kvinna delegation, representatives of WIC together with KtK’s partner organisations and affiliated activists from Armenia, Azerbaijan..

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Women’s Rights Activists Hold Action in Yerevan to Mark National Day to Combat Domestic Violence

Category: Gender based violence 

2015-10-02

Thirty women were killed in Armenia through domestic violence in the past five years, 8 of them – in 2015, resulting in 45 children being left without a mother

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