This year on the 13th
of November the Ministry of Labor and Social Issues, RA and the UNFPA have held
a public hearing on the draft of Law on Domestic Violence, RA in Ani Plaza
Y. Berikyan the
deputy minister of Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, RA was the first to
speak and noted the participants to be active in the discussion, as the draft
for Law on Domestic Violence has a strategic meaning in prevention of violence
against women. Afterwards, L. Ghazaryan the head of labor, family, women and
children group of Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs took her word, after
which came the first hearing session of the meeting.
A. Tanashyan the
representative of the Ministry presented the importance of the draft of RA Law
on Domestic Violence, afterwards, lawyer A. Margaryan presented the draft of
later presented the whole content of the law draft by chapters and separate
articles, clarifying the hypothesis and the disposition of each article.
The second hearing
session was designed for discussions, viewpoints exchange and for the
presentations of the participants. The discussion was held by the corresponding
and responsible sectors. The Police representatives took their active
participation and presented their objections and propositions on the behalf of
the Police activities on prevention of domestic violence cases in draft of the
law. All the proposals and objections were taken into consideration, which will
be later considered in the review of the law draft.