Hermine Virabian

Hermine is a freelance journalist who covers social issues and human rights, specialising in visual storytelling. Her work has appeared in a number of local and regional media publications and she has completed a journalism fellowship at RFE/RL in Prague.

In pictures | Education in the shadow of early marriage

A few brave Yazidi women in Armenia have bucked tradition and sought a university education, to uplift not only themselves but their whole community.

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