Armenia Needs a Domestic Violence Law
December 8, 12:00

The official statistics shows the Police of the Republic of Armenia received 1500 reports on attacks against women in the period of January-August 2014 while twelve women are reported to have died in domestic violence homicides this year. The Police identified those women’s deaths as domestic violence-caused deaths.

Specialists point out several reasons why the prevention of the issue remains slow and complicated in Armenia. First of all, there is a low public awareness of legal norms which is accompanied by stereotypes the society holds. Secondly, violence victims do not trust law enforcement agencies and, most importantly, Armenia lacks a separate relevant law.

Read more:

Print Friendly and PDF
More
“DEMAND FOR CHANGE WAVE: REACTION OF THE AUTHORITIES AND POSSIBLE OUTCOME OPTIONS”
"DEMOCRATIC VALUES AND 10 YEARS OF SERZH SARGSYAN'S RULE"
"HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AT PEACEFUL ASSEMBLIES WITHIN SERZH SARGSYAN'S 10-YEAR PRESIDENCY"
“ARMENIAN EAGLES - VIRTUAL CHESS PRO CHESS LEAGUE WORLD CHAMPIONS"
“Imprisonment judgment against Zhirayr Sefilyan and others: assessment by human rights activists”
“For Armenia State Front’ power shift resolution and upcoming steps”
“Return of Stolen ‘Vrubel’ Exhibition opened in Yerevan”
“PRIME MINISTER'S DICTATORSHIP OR RESPONSIBLE GOVERNANCE?"
New procedure for drug provision in Armenia: restriction of the right to health or improvement of the sector?
“Current state and perspectives for education financing in Armenia”
Armenian Media Discourse on the Nation-Army Concept-2017: presentation of survey results
"Restrictions on Provision of Information and Journalists’ Activity in Public Agencies"
What prevents detection of persons responsible for ‘March 1’ case?
“HIV-positive women and discrimination in Armenia”
Follow us on social networks
Registration of events
Services
Videos
Press Releases
Armenia-Turkey Events