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About Anna Nikoghosyan

Anna Nikoghosyan is a feminist activist from Armenia, a Board Chair at FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund, a member of the UN Women Regional Civil Society Advisory Group in Europe and Central Asia and a country adviser at The Global Fund for Women.

Articles by Anna Nikoghosyan

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The paradox of Armenia’s domestic violence law

If passed, Armenia’s draft law against domestic violence will only nurture patriarchy.

An Armenian woman’s place is at the protest

Armenia’s female activists are reclaiming space in public life. Can the wives, sisters and muses of protesters ever be seen as protesters themselves? հայերեն  

In Armenia, gender is geopolitical

A wave of homophobia in Armenia is playing on pro-Russian and pro-European sympathies. Gender has become geopolitical, and the LGBT community is fearful.

 

Standing up for Armenia's invisible women

Over the past five years, 30 women have been killed in Armenia as a result of domestic violence. How many more will it take for the government to act?

 

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