W e condemn the ordinal expression of violenceby the police forces against mothers of solders killed during peacetime
Women have a great role in the protection of human rights. This may seem paradoxical, since women form a vulnerable group in our country, their rights are violated even in the family while their participation in civil society can’t be underestimated.
To understand how women manage to play an active role in the field of human rights and what difficulties and obstacles they overcome along that way, we talked to the active representatives of civil society, as well as ethnographer Hranush Kharatyan, who explains the origin of division of roles between man and woman, which is considered to be a social norm nowadays. The ethnographer says that in the traditional culture and social life there was no wide division between man and woman roles, instead, there was demarcation of the specifications.
The article is available in Armenian.
This is a unique document (in English and Armenian) that has gathered all key documents: international treaties, conventions, covenants, declarations, resolutions and recommendations concerning Women’s Human Rights adopted by United Nations and Council of Europe.