chronology

2020    Participation in WAVE Board meeting (online), Vienna, Austria 

 

2020    Participation in WAVE Annual meeting (online), Vienna, Austria

 

2019    Participation in WAVE Annual Conference, Tallinn, Estonia

 

2019    Participation in The 4th World Conference of Women’s Shelters, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

 

2018    Participation in WAVE Board meeting, Vienna, Austria

 

2018    Participation in WAVE Annual Conference,Valetta, Malta

 

2018    Participation in Astra Network meeting, Warsaw, Poland

 

2017    Participation in WAVE Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary

 

2017    Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Women's Rights Center

 

2017  Obtaining Special Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social  Council (ECOSOC) 

 

2016   Participation in UN 61 Session of the Commission on the Status of Women,  New York

 

2016   Participation in the ASTRA Network Annual Workshop, Warsaw 

 

2015   Participation in UN 59 Session of the Commission on the Status of Women,  New York 

 

2015   The opening of the fifth Emergency Shelter with Transitional Housing for  women victims of domestic violence and their children

 

2015   Participation in the 3rd World Conference of Women's Shelters, Netherlands

 

2014   Participation in the South Caucasus Women Forum, Georgia 

 

2014   Participation in UN 58 Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York 

 

2014 Organization of the Round Table on "Ways of Preventing Domestic Violence against Women in Armenia" 

 

2013   Participation in Women in Leadership Positions - South Caucasus Forum 

 

2012  Participation in UN 57 Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York

 

2012 Training on "Skill Building in Risk Assessment and Safety Management", Vienna

 

Conducting Training on Reproductive Health

 

2012  Participation in Public Hearings on the Draft Law on Domestic Violence, RA 

 

2012  Conducting Conference on "Prevention of Domestic Violence against Women in Armenia"

 

2012  Participation in UN 56 Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York 

 

2012  Annual meeting of Chairpersons, Tbilisi, Georgia, organized by Kvinna till Kvinna (Sweden)

 

2011  On August 5, RA Police informed WRC on the readiness to include the Manual on Domestic Violence as

a subject in the curriculum for RA police officers. 

 

2010  An Interagency Commission on Combating Gender-Based Violence was established due to the decree N

213-A made by Prime-Minister Tigran Sargsyan. In the framework of Interagency Commission, the Working

Group on elaboration of the National Program on Combating Gender-Based Violence in Armenia was formed

and Women's Rights Center was involved as observer within it.

 

2009  Submission of RA Draft Law on Domestic Violence to RA Ministry of Labor and Social Issues

 

2009  Formation of Children Performance Group

 

2008  Formation of Children Dance Group

 

2008  Organization of Women’s Health Club

 

2008  The third opening of the Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing for women victims of domestic

violence and their children

 

2006  Advocacy and lobbying of the Medical Abortion method in Armenia

 

2005  The second opening of WRC Emergency Shelter and Transitional Rooming for women victims of domestic violence and their children

 

2005  Participation in Beijing+10 Conference in New York, USA

 

2004 Assumption of the role of National Monitor in the sphere of violence against women in Armenia

(www.StopVaw.org)

 

2004   Operation of the Hot Line service as a National Hot Line (0-800-80-850) for women subjected to domestic violence

 

2002  Opening of the first Emergency Shelter / Transitional Rooming for women victims of domestic violence

and their children

 

2002  Granting of Human Rights Award by Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights 

 

2000  Participation in Beijing+5 Conference in New York, USA

 

1998  Operation of the first Crisis Center for women subjected to domestic violence in Armenia.

 

1997  Launch of the first Hot Line Service for women subjected to domestic violence in Armenia.

 

1997 Establishment of Women’s Rights Center non-governmental organization on the basis of  “Hayouhi”

Women’s Association

 

1996 Participation in the World Conference “Women, Citizenship and Abuse” in Brighton, England

 

1995  Participation in Women’s Fourth World Conference in Beijing (China)

 

1995  Organization of the first charity concert devoted to women of freedom fighters of  Nagorno- Karabagh

  War in 1990s  and families suffered from the earthquake of 1988

 

1992  Organization of the first conference on the status of women in Armenia

 

1991  Organization of the first exhibition of women’s handmade works

 

1991  Organization of the first exhibition of women’s handmade works

 

1991  Registration of “Hayouhi” Women’s Association on the basis of Women’s Club

 

1990  Foundation of “Hayouhi” Women’s Association

 

1987  Establishment of Women’s Club.

 

 

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