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WSC Lawyer Presented by Justice International

WSC lawyer Nona Galstyan was recetnly presented by Justice International. Together with us, Nona strives to achieve justice for victims of domestic violence. Despite the challenges and obstacles, she has high success rates. Wish us good luck in our further endeavors!

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January 17, 2018  

Gender Politics In Armenia: An Exploration of Legislation, Anti-Gender Rhetoric, and Community Strategies


The study explores the manipulated discourses around gender issues used to mobilize the public and secure political power and examines the impact on policymaking and restrictions on women’s and LGBT rights in Armenia.

Gender Politics in Armenia

January 16, 2018  

WSC Impact 2017

Here is our last newsletter for 2017. Many thanks to our supporters! We wish you a happy holiday.

WSC December 2017

December 26, 2017  

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