Let´s talk again about gender based violence, but this time a little further. Let´s start at birth, or more specifically – misbirth.
A recent ruling by a Yerevan court has caused widespread upset among equality and anti-violence activists after a judge ruled not to punish Sargis Hakobyan, the husband of Hasmik Khacachtrian, for long-term domestic violence towards his wife.
An online petition started earlier this month is asking internet giants Google to recognize the Armenian Genocide with a special ‘Google Doodle’ marking the event’s 100-year anniversary.
Charities, organizations and governments across the world are today joining to mark 16th annual World AIDS Day.
The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, this week caused outrage after comments made at a women’s rights conference in Ankara were branded as sexist.
Supporters of the Azerbaijani political prisoner Leyla Yunus have this week warned that the health of the human rights campaigner has become a serious concern following her time behind bars.
New statistics complied and released this week by British newspaper The Independent has revealed that Russia and Turkey are the most policed countries in the world, holding the highest number of police staff per capita than another other nations.
Turkey’s first ever transgender fashion show was held earlier this week in the city of Istanbul.