What are the main challenges for survivors of violence against women and domestic violence when they want to break free from violence? What are the State’s obligations to combat domestic violence? What are the consequences of domestic violence on national economies?
Armenian experts Lusine Sargyan and Gohar Hakobyan address these and many other questions related to violence against women in Armenia, its manifestations, its direct link to gender inequalities and the available legal support and social services. They also discuss international instruments on the topic, such as the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (known as the Istanbul Convention) and state polices.
The podcasts reached about 65,000 engagements on social media and other digital platforms, such as sound-cloud and anchor.
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The podcasts are part of activities to increase awareness of the public on domestic violence and violence against women, its consequences, prevention and support mechanisms in Armenia. They were produced in the framework of the project “The Path towards Armenia's Ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence”.