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Training at RA Police Training Center (24.11.2016)
On November 23, 2016 training on domestic violence took place at the RA Police Academy for police officers from different RA Police Divisions. It was included in the curriculum and was implemented by the psychologists of Women's Rights Center L. Hayrapetyan and A. Arakelyan. Very important issues, such as peculiarities, types and causes of domestic violence, consequences for the victim, the perpetrator and the children were introduced to the participants.
 
Press Conference at the "Opinion" Press Club (24.11.2016)
On November 24, 2016 a press conference devoted to the 16 days of Activism against Gender Based Violence annual campaign took place at the “Opinion” Press Club. Representatives of the Coalition to Stop Violence against Women participated in the conference and introduced events planned within the frameworks of the annual campaign, raised domestic violence problem, as well as presented the statistical data on women applied to different NGOs for help.
 
Training session on "Understanding domestic violence against women" (22.11.2016)
On November 21-22, 2016 the Council of Europe and the Human Rights Defender of Armenia held a training session devoted to domestic violence against women in Elite Plaza Business Center. The training was organized for the Human Rights Defender’s office members and representatives of different NGOs and consisted of two parts. Participants got acquainted with the problem of domestic violence against women in Armenia and relevant services provided to the victims.
 
Advocacy Forum for the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (20.11.2016)
The Advocacy Forum for the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War took place at Elit Plaza, in Yerevan on November 17, 2016 organized by the HWPL (Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light). Officials and representatives of different non-governmental organizations, religions and ethnic minorities participated in the Forum. The HWPL representatives introduced goals and objectives of the Declaration initiated by the South Corea and called to its signature and dissemination in Armenia.
 
Our Children at «Tnak» Child Development Center (14.11.2016)
On November 11, 2016 the children-beneficiaries of our organization visited «Tnak» Child Development Center. The visit started from the playing room where children participated in different development games, some of them also prepared souvenirs from plasticine for taking with them. Then children shaped cookies from pastry by their own small hands and tasted them.
 
Metting with the Assistant to the RA Prime Minister (09.11.2016)
On November 8, 2016 the members of the Coalition to Stop Violence against Women and women victims of the CEF inactivity had a meeting with the Assistant to the RA Prime Minister.The aim of the meeting was to introduce and discuss cases of the Coalition member organizations where there were legally valid judicial decisions on children care for benefit of mothers but till now the compulsory enforcement service representatives do not implement the judicial decisions under different pretexts.
 
Yerevan State Marionette Theatre (06.11.2016)
On November 4, 2016 a group of children beneficiaries of Women’s Rights Center visited the Yerevan State Marionette Theatre. The presented performance was «Mary Poppins» based on the tale of the famous children’s writer Pamela Travers. One-hour performance aroused children's interest and lively response.
 
Protest Action of the Coalition in front of RA Government (04.11.2016)
The Coalition to Stop Violence against Women continues protest actions against CES. This time the action took place in front of RA Government on November 3, 2016. The action participants called to the Prime Minister, the Minister of Justice and members of the Government to focus attention on the gaps in CES activities and their elimination. 
 
Protest Action of the Coalition to Stop Violence against Women in front of the CES (02.11.2016)
On November 1, 2016 the Coalition to Stop Violence against Women organized a protect action raising the issue of the inactivity of the RA MoJ Compulsory Enforcement Services. The aim of this action was to protect rights of the women who have legally valid judicial decisions on their children and the CES does not provide the execution of these decisions.
 
Public Discussion of the RA Constitutional Draft Law on Human Rights Defender (26.10.2016)
On October 25, 2016 a public discussion of the RA Constitutional Draft Law on Human Rights Defender took place in Yerevan, at «Radisson Blue» Hotel with the participation of the Human Rights Defender and its office staff representatives, as well as representatives of the RA National Assembly, RA Ministry of Justice and non-governmental organizations. 
 
ASTRA Network Annual Workshop (26.10.2016)
On October 24-25, 2016 ASTRA Central and Eastern European Women’s Network for Reproductive and Sexual Rights and Health organized a two days regional workshop for women's rights advocates, which took place in Warsaw. The workshop addressed threats to reproductive rights in Central and Eastern Europe. Members form 14 countries participated in it, including Women's Rights Center. 
 
The 18th WAVE Conference (25.10.2016)
The 18th WAVE Conference under the slogan “Step Up! Europe – Unite to end violence against women and their children took place on November 19 – 21, 2016 in Berlin. The first day of the Conference was devoted to the 5th anniversary of the adoption of Istanbul Convention and Wave Step up Campaign activities to ratify and implement convention provisions by the states, introduction and discussion of the situation of refugee women, gender-based violence and racism in Europe, effective actions in measuring and preventing violence against women in Europe, and efforts and increasing investments in justice, protection and support for women survivors of violence.
 
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