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WOMEN’S LABOR RIGHTS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Labor rights are considered the most unprotected area of human rights, and due to the difficult social situation, people have tolerated violations of labor rights, and harsh and unfair working conditions. Moreover, violations of labor rights have a relatively high share in the violations of natural human rights in Armenia. As is the case with other rights, the level of awareness about labor...

Why is the Human Rights Agenda So Attractive to Right-Wing Groups?

After the Second World War, the second half of the 20th century can be considered the “golden age” of human rights. Referring to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, almost all states of the world added human rights provisions and normative acts to the content of their national Constitutions. In the second half of the 20th century, the idea and perspectives of human rights were...

ANTI-GENDER CAMPAIGNS, RHETORICS AND OBJECTIVES IN POST-REVOLUTIONARY ARMENIA

The objective of this research is to collect and analyze post-revolutionary rhetoric (including homophobic) related to sexual and gender issues and discursive means available in Armenia, which are being used to target human rights defenders, activists working on women’s and LGBT issues, progressive civil society, aiming at shrinking their space of action, trying to turn this theme into a weapon...

Human rights and Armenian Society- 2011

The collection comprises the analyses of two sociological studies on human rights in Armenia conducted by the Socioscope team, the photos participating in the “Human rights in Camera” photo contest and the subsequent exhibition, as well as the stories behind those photos. The collection is available at Socioscope’s library.

Human Rights in Camera- 2011

A photo contest followed by an exhibition was carried out by Socioscope in Spring 2011. The contest was organized in the frames of “Raising Awareness on Human Rights and Assistance in Protection of Citizens’ Rights” project supported by the US embassy in Armenia. The aim of this contest was to sensitize the society as well as the state on the country’s human rights issues. In their works, the...

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