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Impact of 2020 Artsakh War and the Post-War Situation on Women’s Basic Rights – Study

In this collection of articles various manifestations of gender discrimination on different levels and in different areas in Armenian society is presented.

In this small-scale quantitative study, a group of researchers attempted to understand what people think of women’s organizations in Armenia, and what the roles and missions are of these organizations in politics and everyday life.

Data for this report was collected via an online questionnaire was then analysed through quantitative and qualitative measures and related to the recent literature in the field

This joint UPR stakeholder report was developed by the “Advocates for Reproductive Health and Rights” network initiated by the Women’s Resource Center.

Armenia continues to lack comprehensive protections for victims of domestic violence and trainings for law enforcement and judges. Further, women’s human rights defenders in Armenia are subjected to personal attacks, infringing on their ability to assist women throughout the country.

The main purpose of this research is to study the processes of abortion in Armenia in different medical institutions. The interviews have been conducted in Yerevan and Armavir, Gegharkunik, Lori, Shirak regions.

In this study we consider the right to reproductive health as a fundamental human right. In this regard, we will discuss issues related to safe motherhood and childbirth, abortion, surrogate motherhood and reproductive health strategy and the 2016-2020 action plans discussing the right to reproductive health as a fundamental human right.

The report has been developed considering the diverse views and experiences of women from rural areas, with disabilities, LBT women, Yezidis and women that are HIV positive.

The aim of this study was to examine the key perceptions of morality in Armenian society today, their effect on behavior, from both individual and societal points of view, and reciprocities with the issue of sexuality.

The on-line survey in a form of formative assessment was conducted among the women to reveal their experiences in sexual and reproductive health services during the pandemic. The main tool of the survey was a standardized questionnaire.

In the publication, we gathered insights from our members from 16 countries of the region, with a focus put on seven aspects of SRHR.