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Office in Yerevan organised a roundtable on means to combat domestic violence

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Gender-based and domestic violence
Subject
Gender-based and domestic violence
Date(s)
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Region
Caucasus
Keywords
domestic violence

Summary

On 20 November the Office in Yerevan organized a roundtable in Ijevan, Tavush region, for 30 participants from the Ijevan Police Department, Police headquarters, local authorities and civil society organizations on means to combat domestic violence and improve co-operation on referrals.

On the same day, a domestic violence information corner was opened in the Ijevan Police Department, offering referral information useful to all parties in domestic violence cases. Similar information corners opened this month with Office support in all five Yerevan police departments.

On 26 November the Office, in co-operation with the Police, the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, the Ministry of Education and Science and a civil society organization, convened 80 representatives of the police and other agencies to discuss how to enhance partnership among police, state bodies and civil society organizations that deal with domestic violence.

Information

Added on
21 Jun 2016
Origin
OSCE Office in Yerevan, Armenia
Region
Armenia
Keywords
domestic violence
Rights
OSCE