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"When women marry in Armenia, they usually move in with the husband’s family, which can leave them isolated from their own family — and vulnerable to abuse by their husband and in-laws." Click http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/03/31/anahit-hayrapetyan-armenia-domestic-violence/?_r=1

"When women marry in Armenia, they usually move in with the husband’s family, which can leave them isolated from their own family — and vulnerable to abuse by their husband and in-laws." Click http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/03/31/anahit-hayrapetyan-armenia-domestic-violence/?_r=1

Mike Hitchen Online: Let's Hear You! News Of Congressional Inquiry Regarding Shoot-down Of Extortion 17 In Afghanistan Sparks Media Attention

Mike Hitchen Online: Let's Hear You! News Of Congressional Inquiry Regarding Shoot-down Of Extortion 17 In Afghanistan Sparks Media Attention

female Armenian guerrilla fighters, 1895.

Armenian women guerrilla fighters, 1895.[500x699]

December 3, 2011 was of high importance for all Armenians: for the firsttime Women in Black worldwide famous movement came into our country, too, gathering dozens of women and girls from different regions of RA around one goal. The public event “Stop violence against women” in the frames of worldwide known “Women in Black” women’s network has been held in Armenia.

December 3, 2011 was of high importance for all Armenians: for the firsttime Women in Black worldwide famous movement came into our country, too, gathering dozens of women and girls from different regions of RA around one goal. The public event “Stop violence against women” in the frames of worldwide known “Women in Black” women’s network has been held in Armenia.

Activists Organize for Women’s Rights in Armenia - The Women’s Resource Center of Armenia is leading a small but growing movement, working for domestic violence laws, women’s health, education, and more.

Activists Organize for Women’s Rights in Armenia - The Women’s Resource Center of Armenia is leading a small but growing movement, working for domestic violence laws, women’s health, education, and more.

The Coalition to End Violence Against Women gave a press conference in Yerevan last week (Feb 14, 2013) in light of a recent rejection of proposed legislation that would establish not only a system for identifying and reporting abuse in the domestic sphere, but also create a mechanism for apprehending and prosecuting perpetrators while simultaneously protecting the rights of victims. There are currently no laws in Armenia that address the issue of violence in the home. #onearmenia

The Coalition to End Violence Against Women gave a press conference in Yerevan last week (Feb 14, 2013) in light of a recent rejection of proposed legislation that would establish not only a system for identifying and reporting abuse in the domestic sphere, but also create a mechanism for apprehending and prosecuting perpetrators while simultaneously protecting the rights of victims. There are currently no laws in Armenia that address the issue of violence in the home. #onearmenia

The Coalition to End Violence Against Women gave a press conference in Yerevan last week (Feb 14, 2013) in light of a recent rejection of proposed legislation that would establish not only a system for identifying and reporting abuse in the domestic sphere, but also create a mechanism for apprehending and prosecuting perpetrators while simultaneously protecting the rights of victims. There are currently no laws in Armenia that address the issue of violence in the home. #onearmenia

The Coalition to End Violence Against Women gave a press conference in Yerevan last week (Feb 14, 2013) in light of a recent rejection of proposed legislation that would establish not only a system for identifying and reporting abuse in the domestic sphere, but also create a mechanism for apprehending and prosecuting perpetrators while simultaneously protecting the rights of victims. There are currently no laws in Armenia that address the issue of violence in the home. #onearmenia

Activists are getting ready to honor and remember Zaruhi Petrosyan, who was murdered at the hands of her husband just 3 years ago. On Oct 1st, they’ll be holding a 12-hour campaign - urging the government to keep its promise in passing domestic violence legislation and declaring that day the National Day to Combat Domestic Violence in #Armenia. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/161988257332579/  #onearmenia #activism #feminism #DV #VAW #women #endtheviolence…

Activists are getting ready to honor and remember Zaruhi Petrosyan, who was murdered at the hands of her husband just 3 years ago. On Oct 1st, they’ll be holding a 12-hour campaign - urging the government to keep its promise in passing domestic violence legislation and declaring that day the National Day to Combat Domestic Violence in #Armenia. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/161988257332579/ #onearmenia #activism #feminism #DV #VAW #women #endtheviolence…

The Coalition to End Violence Against Women gave a press conference in Yerevan last week (Feb 14, 2013) in light of a recent rejection of proposed legislation that would establish not only a system for identifying and reporting abuse in the domestic sphere, but also create a mechanism for apprehending and prosecuting perpetrators while simultaneously protecting the rights of victims. There are currently no laws in Armenia that address the issue of violence in the home. #onearmenia

The Coalition to End Violence Against Women gave a press conference in Yerevan last week (Feb 14, 2013) in light of a recent rejection of proposed legislation that would establish not only a system for identifying and reporting abuse in the domestic sphere, but also create a mechanism for apprehending and prosecuting perpetrators while simultaneously protecting the rights of victims. There are currently no laws in Armenia that address the issue of violence in the home. #onearmenia

In a culture in which women’s lives are controlled by their husbands, Anahit Hayrapetyan has dedicated herself to documenting crimes in Armenia that have long been swept under the rug.

Domestic Violence in Armenia: Covering the Crimes That Go Unreported

In a culture in which women’s lives are controlled by their husbands, Anahit Hayrapetyan has dedicated herself to documenting crimes in Armenia that have long been swept under the rug.

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