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A new booklet of the WRC (26.01.2005)
A new booklet of the WRC in Armenian and English has been published.
 
Anti-Trafficking Networks (20.01.2005)
Armenian and Caucasian Anti-Trafficking Networks of NGOs established in Yerevan.
 
Meeting of the Women’s Support Group took place (25.12.2004)

Nine women-victims of Domestic Violence participated in the meeting. The group watched “The music of the soul” video film and discussed ways of solving the problem of violence.

 
The WRC participated in the meeting organized by the Ombudsmen (09.12.2004)
The WRC participated in the meeting organized by the Ombudsmen of the Republic of Armenia on December 10, on the occasion of the International Day of Human Rights.
 
A meeting of representatives of regional NGOs (07.12.2004)
A meeting of representatives of regional NGOs dealing with women’s issues took place in Tbilisi on December 8-9.
 
The presentation of the Web site: Stop Violence Against Women and the National Violence Against Women (24.11.2004)

Monitor project took place at the United Nations House in Yerevan, on 25 November 2004 - International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The presentation marked the beginning of a series of events by the Women’s Rights Center (WRC) in the framework of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence.

 
The International Day on the Elimination of Violence Against Women Observed in Armenia (24.11.2004)

Today at the United Nations House in Yerevan the UN organisations in Armenia, jointly with the Government of Armenia and the Women’s Rights Center, commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Ms. Lise Grande, UN Resident Coordinator and UN Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative in Armenia, Ms. Alice Adamyan, Advisor to the Prime Minsiter of Armenia, and Ms. Susanna Vardanyan, Head of the Women’s Rights Center, participated in a press conference.

 
Presentation of the StopVAW Website and National VAW Monitor Program (24.11.2004)

On 25 November 2004, a presentation on the Stop Violence Against Women (StopVAW) website and National VAW Monitor program took place in the United Nations House in Yerevan. The presentation marked the beginning of a series of events by the Women’s Rights Center (WRC) in the framework of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence. The project is being realized in Armenia with the financial support of the Network Women’s Program and Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation – Armenia.

 
Press Club regular meeting (29.05.2002)

On May 30 WRC held regular meeting of its Press Club dedicated to trafficking in human beings. The trainers S. Vardanyan and A. Nikoghosyan defined the term "trafficking in human" and presented the causes and possible consequences of it.

 
Training: "Prevention of trafficking in women" (14.05.2002)

On May 15 WRC conducted training on trafficking prevention, aiming at raising awareness of the society on this issue as well as activating efforts directed to the solution of the problem. Psychologists, lawyers, social workers, doctors, students and NGO representatives participated in the training.

 
Advisory Board regular meeting (13.05.2002)

The regular meeting of WRC Advisory Board was held on May 14, 2002. Beside the board members representatives from Yerevan Internal Affairs department were present. During the meeting the following issues were discussed: creation of a shelter for women subjected to violence, reopening of patrol base stations, legislative field of domestic violence and trafficking in women, as well as adoption of "Sky Cards" system.

 
Training on "Prevention of domestic violence against women" (25.04.2002)

On April 26 in Eghegnadzor WRC held training on "Prevention of domestic violence against women", where inhabitants of the neighboring village of Qaraglukh were also present. As far as people from the regions often have no chances to participate in such events, this training was even of more importance.
Representatives from Eghegnadzor municipal office and non-governmental organizations as well as teachers, doctors, psychologists and housewives participated in the training.

 
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