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.
Let´s talk again about gender based violence, but this time a little further. Let´s start at birth, or more specifically – misbirth.
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.
Georgian protesters today gathered across Georgia to protest the country’s ongoing problem of domestic violence and violence towards women.
The parliament of Armenia have this week voted to approve a controversial new bill which will see changes being made to the current laws regarding maternity leave of pregnant women.
There was a rise in the number of early marriages in Georgia in the 1990’s following the collapse of the Soviet Union. During that time, early marriages were often linked with bride kidnapping. Parents would marry their daughters to prevent them from being kidnapped. At the same time this was also linked to the school…
Activists in Armenia have this week launched an online petition designed to draw attention to the proposed changes to be made to the current maternity leave legislation.