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Shuhel

“Shuhel” creative women’s group was created in 2017. The women of the Shuhel group, participating in the “Women’s Economic Empowerment” program, decided to start their own social enterprise. Having no professional education, no craft, women began to fight for themselves, for their children, for the present, for the future. Shuhel is open to women over...

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Membership of local & intl. bodies

The Women’s Resource Center is a member of: • The Women’s Council under the Deputy Prime Minister; • The Public Council under the Ministry of Justice; • Public Council under the Ministry of Health; • Domestic Violence Prevention Council of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs; • Public Council under the Ministry of Education,...

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Directions

The advocacy team of WRC works in the following directions: • Conducts research and does legal analysis in the field of women’s rights protection; • Introduces them to policymakers to make policies and laws in the field more gender sensitive; • Participates in various workshops at the local level, where we stress the need to...

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Trainings & workshops

Women’s rights course The women’s rights course is one of the permanent programs of the WRC, which is implemented trice a year. The aim of the course is to raise public awareness on women’s issues and rights. The course covers the following topics: • Human rights, • Gender, • Gender-based violence, • Feminism, • Sexual...

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Volunteering

The WRC emphasizes the role of volunteers in its activities. Both local and international volunteers can volunteer with us. Why and how to volunteer at WRC? By volunteering at the WRC, you will have the opportunity to participate in the center’s programs, to contribute to the feminist movement in Armenia, and to address women’s issues....

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Safe space

Library The Library of the WRC is one of the first feminist libraries in Armenia. In our large library, donated through publications over the years, you can find books on women’s issues, feminism, and feminist topics. Throughout the WRC’s work, the library has always had a strong place for feminist discussions and a safe space...

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Girls are talking

The two-month program “Girls talk” is intended for 13 to 18-year-old girls. The goal of the program is to empower teenage girls, to create a safe space for communication and self-development. During the meetings, the participants have the opportunity to share their knowledge, discuss the role of young girls in society, talk about their problems,...

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Girls talk

The two-month program “Girls talk” is intended for 13 to 18-year-old girls. The goal of the program is to empower teenage girls, to create a safe space for communication and self-development. During the meetings, the participants have the opportunity to share their knowledge, discuss the role of young girls in society, talk about their problems,...

Statement of civil society organizations and activists addressed to the UN office in Armenia
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Statement of civil society organizations and activists addressed to the UN office in Armenia

We, the undersigned organizations and individuals, are writing to express our grave disappointment with the indifference of international organizations in regards to the war crimes and atrocities being perpetrated on the people of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh). On September 27 2020, Azerbaijan started a war with Artsakh, disregarding the call of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in...

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