New Case of Femicide: Discussion at Azatutyun Radio

Our project coordinator Hasmik Gevorgyan participated in a discussion at Azatutyun radio which was dedicated to the recent horrible murder in the Manusaryan family. Sadly, abused woman went to the Police for several times and asked for help, however this did not stop the abuser. Hasmik emphasized that the Police does not have enough functions that would allow effective DV prevention. This is yet another terrific evidence that the DV law is an urgent issue and prolongation costs lives.
The discussion is available here: http://www.azatutyun.am/a/27858600.html

July 18, 2016  

CIVIL SOCIETY PERSPECTIVES ON EU-ARMENIA RELATIONS

On July 15th, WSC’s Executive Director Maro Matosian was a penalist at the conference organized by Partnership for Open Society. The discussion was dedicated to the perspectives of civil society on EU-Armenia Relations. Maro Matosian presented women rights and budgeting needs in Armenia.

July 18, 2016  

Protest in front of the Court

On June 13th, the staff of Women’s Support Center took part in a protest together with the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Women in front of the Administrative Court of Shengavit. The protest aimed to raise public awareness about ineffectiveness of our court systems, which made it possible for the abuser to murder the mother of his wife and to heavily injure the father and the wife. Absence of DV law costs lives, the adoption of the DV law should not be postponed.
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July 18, 2016