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Podcast | Against shame culture: virginity tests and sex education in Armenia

Ani Jilosian and Tereza Panchoyan talk about Armenia’s move to classify virginity tests as domestic violence and the importance of sex education.

Podcast | Against shame culture: virginity tests and sex education in Armenia

Ani Jilosian and Tereza Panchoyan talk about Armenia’s move to classify virginity tests as domestic violence and the importance of sex education.

Armenian police ‘forced Ingush domestic abuse victim to meet family’

Fatima Zurabova’s uncle reportedly threatened to ‘deal with’ those who had helped her flee Ingushetia. 

Armenian police ‘forced Ingush domestic abuse victim to meet family’

Fatima Zurabova’s uncle reportedly threatened to ‘deal with’ those who had helped her flee Ingushetia. 

Chechen domestic abuse victim ‘abducted and sent to Grozny’

Human rights activists warn that Seda Suleymanova might be murdered in Chechnya.

Chechen domestic abuse victim ‘abducted and sent to Grozny’

Human rights activists warn that Seda Suleymanova might be murdered in Chechnya.

Chechen woman ‘fleeing domestic abuse’ detained at Moscow airport

Selima Ismailova, 20, was allegedly detained by Chechen security forces in Moscow.

Chechen woman ‘fleeing domestic abuse’ detained at Moscow airport

Selima Ismailova, 20, was allegedly detained by Chechen security forces in Moscow.

Podcast | Domestic abuse in the North Caucasus and Stepanakert's mass protest

In this week's episode of the Caucasus Digest, OC Media's staff discuss the escape of four Daghestani women to Georgia from a life of domestic abuse and the mass protest that took place in Stepanakert on 30 October.

Podcast | Domestic abuse in the North Caucasus and Stepanakert's mass protest

In this week's episode of the Caucasus Digest, OC Media's staff discuss the escape of four Daghestani women to Georgia from a life of domestic abuse and the mass protest that took place in Stepanakert on 30 October.

Imprisoned in their own homes: the Armenian women escaping psychological abuse

Locked in their homes and under constant surveillance, for some women in Armenia, marriage can turn out to be a nightmare.

Imprisoned in their own homes: the Armenian women escaping psychological abuse

By Armine Avetisyan

Locked in their homes and under constant surveillance, for some women in Armenia, marriage can turn out to be a nightmare.

Voice | ‘I left prison with a double stigma — I was a convict and HIV-positive’

Tamuna Gakhokidze, 37, is HIV-positive woman from Tbilisi who speaks about her diagnosis, about stigma, as well as how she discovered her diagnosis and learnt to live with it.

Voice | ‘I left prison with a double stigma — I was a convict and HIV-positive’

Tamuna Gakhokidze, 37, is HIV-positive woman from Tbilisi who speaks about her diagnosis, about stigma, as well as how she discovered her diagnosis and learnt to live with it.