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 Chronology

 

 

   
   
2017   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

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

2015

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

2014 

Participation in the UNECE NGO Forum on Beijing +20, Geneva  

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 

2013  

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

2012 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 
2011 Annual meeting of Chairpersons, Tbilisi, Georgia, organized by Kvinna till Kvinna (Sweden)
2010

On August 5, RA Police informed WRC on the readiness to include the Manual on Domestic Violence in the curriculum as a Subject for RA police officers. 

2010 Due to the decree N 213-A made by Prime-Minister Tigran Sargsyan, an Interagency Commission on Combating Gender-Based Violence was established. In the framework of Interagency Commission, the Working Gruop 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)
1992

Organization of the first charity concert dedicated to women of devotees and families suffered from the earthquake of 1988

1991 Organization of the first conference on the status of women in Armenia
1991 Organization of the first exhibition of women’s hand made works
1991 Registration of “Hayouhi” Women’s Association on the basis of Women’s Club
1990 Founding of “Hayouhi” Women’s Association
1987 Establishment of Women’s Club.
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