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Office in Yerevan facilatated a meeting to address domestic violence

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Policing
Subject
Policing
Date(s)
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Region
Caucasus
Keywords
domestic violence, victim protection

Summary

On 7 July, to strengthen referral networks within the Gegharkunik region, the Office facilitated a meeting of Gavar Police Division officers with civil society organizations that can assist domestic violence victims. On 20 July, in the aftermath of a brutal murder within a family affected by domestic violence, the Deputy Head of Office joined representatives of the Ministry of Justice, defence lawyers and international organizations in a public discussion, convened by a coalition of women’s organizations, to develop options for collective action to improve the legal framework, provide support to victims and raise public awareness about domestic violence.

Information

Added on
12 Sep 2016
Origin
OSCE Office in Yerevan, Armenia
Region
Armenia
Keywords
domestic violence, victim protection
Rights
OSCE