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Heated debates around domestic violence in Armenia

WSC Executive Director  Maro Matosian presented her perspective on recent DV-related legislative reforms initiated in Armenia.

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December 13, 2017  

2017 Publications

The Women’s Support Center is happy to share with you its recent publications.

With the financial support of UN Trust Fund to End Violence Towards Women, we have prepared and printed the following guidelines:

Standard Operating Procedures For Social Workers Serving Women And Girls Subjected to Domestic Violence

Guidelines For Setting Up And Running A Women’s Refuge


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These guidelines were developed within the framework of our two-year project with the UN Trust Fund, entitled “Creating a Coordinated Response Mechanism to Prevent and Combat Domestic Violence in Armenia”.

With the financial support of Open Society Foundations-Armenia, we have prepared and printed the following research studies:

Examining Sex-Selective Abortion Policy, Practices And Rhethoric In Armenia From Rights Perspective

“The Woman Must Satisfy, The Man Must Be Satisfied” Impact Of Domestic Violence On Women’s Sexual And Reproductive Health In Armenia


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These research studies were developed within the framework of a one-year project, entitled “Addressing sexual and reproductive health and rights violations in Armenia”.

December 12, 2017  

Finally a Domestic Violence Law Will Be Introduced in Armenia’s Parliament


WSC Executive Director Maro Matosian wrote an article about current debates around the DV draft law. Read the article on Asbarez:




November 1, 2017