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Age discrimination in Armenia: why women turn to plastic surgery to find work

A lack of legal protection means employers are free to discriminate against female applicants based on their age or how they look.

Age discrimination in Armenia: why women turn to plastic surgery to find work

By Armine Avetisyan

A lack of legal protection means employers are free to discriminate against female applicants based on their age or how they look.

Voice from Dedoplistskaro | ‘I dreamed of seeing a child protection hotline and calling it’

Sopio Jeterishvili, 19, talks of growing up with a violent and abusive father, and how she finally escaped.

Voice from Dedoplistskaro | ‘I dreamed of seeing a child protection hotline and calling it’

Sopio Jeterishvili, 19, talks of growing up with a violent and abusive father, and how she finally escaped.

Devdariani labels sexual harassment allegations ‘gossip’ and vows to sue eight women

The former head of Georgian non-governmental organisation CiDA said he would file the case in court on Friday.

Devdariani labels sexual harassment allegations ‘gossip’ and vows to sue eight women

The former head of Georgian non-governmental organisation CiDA said he would file the case in court on Friday.

Analysis | Heard but not seen: how women became the unrecognised architects of the Velvet Revolution

Women have long played a part in Armenia’s protest movements. Until now, they haven’t been recognised; but the revolution might be changing that.

Analysis | Heard but not seen: how women became the unrecognised architects of the Velvet Revolution

By Anna Bianca Roach

Women have long played a part in Armenia’s protest movements. Until now, they haven’t been recognised; but the revolution might be changing that.

Sexual violence in the family: a taboo topic in Armenia

Cultural taboos and shaming of victims means that women subjected to sexual violence at home often do not come forward.

Sexual violence in the family: a taboo topic in Armenia

By Armine Avetisyan

Cultural taboos and shaming of victims means that women subjected to sexual violence at home often do not come forward.

Two women suing former Georgian Public Registry head for sexual harassment

Two women are suing Papuna Ugrekhelidze, who resigned on Tuesday after media pressure over a seperate allegation.

Two women suing former Georgian Public Registry head for sexual harassment

Two women are suing Papuna Ugrekhelidze, who resigned on Tuesday after media pressure over a seperate allegation.

Georgian PM announces third woman in cabinet

Maia Tskitishvili will replace Infrastructure Minister Zurab Alavidze, who is resigning to return to the private sector.

Georgian PM announces third woman in cabinet

Maia Tskitishvili will replace Infrastructure Minister Zurab Alavidze, who is resigning to return to the private sector.

Head of Georgian Public Registry resigns over sexual harassment allegations

Papuna Ugrekhelidze has been accused of harassing at least two former or current employees.

Head of Georgian Public Registry resigns over sexual harassment allegations

Papuna Ugrekhelidze has been accused of harassing at least two former or current employees.

Armenian woman ‘forcibly detained and abused’ by Stepanakert Police

Asya Khachatryan accuses officers of cursing at, threatening her, and slapping her in the face, because she smokes and has blue hair.

Armenian woman ‘forcibly detained and abused’ by Stepanakert Police

Asya Khachatryan accuses officers of cursing at, threatening her, and slapping her in the face, because she smokes and has blue hair.

Voice from Tbilisi | ‘He would marry me if I withdrew the charges’

Salome Zandukeli, 22, talks of how she dealt with her rape, and the reaction of society and of those around her.

Voice from Tbilisi | ‘He would marry me if I withdrew the charges’

Salome Zandukeli, 22, talks of how she dealt with her rape, and the reaction of society and of those around her.