Human Rights House Yerevan

Human Rights House Yerevan was established in Armenia in 2012.

Today the House unites 4 organisations under its roof.

About

Human Rights House Yerevan is committed to a safe, accessible, and common space for activists, civil society organisations, movements, civic initiatives, and human rights defenders, who are often targeted for the work they do. Its mission is to protect, empower, and support human rights defenders and organisations in Armenia. The House’s daily work is based on the principles of proactivity of all members, the absence of privileges, the reduction of vulnerability, and everyone’s equal protection.

Human Rights House Yerevan completed the purchase of a joint work premises in 2016, and is awaiting renovation permits from the Yerevan municipality. The House has developed its strategy plan for 2018–2020 defining the main activities for the coming years.

This includes strengthening its institutional capacities and implementing strategic programmes. One such programme is the already launched “Human Rights Talks” series of periodically organised meetings, which provide a platform for discussing the concerns and challenges of human rights defenders in Armenia.

Contact information

hrhyerevan@gmail.com

+374 10 329032

119/2 Hovsep Emin street

Yerevan 0012

Republic of Armenia

 

Organisations

Public Information and Need of Knowledge (PINK Armenia)

PINK Armenia was established in Armenia, in 2007. The organization aims to create a safe space for LGBT people by promoting legal, psychological, social protection and well-being. In the sphere of human rights protection PINK Armenia promotes the ideas of equality and acceptance of vulnerable groups towards HIV and LGBT people.

Contact information
www.pinkarmenia.org

info@pinkarmenia.org

+374 60 377277

   

 

Real World, Real People

Real World, Real People

Real World, Real People NGO was founded in Armenia in 2003. The organization’s mission is to increase the quality of life of people living with HIV (PLHIV) and their families, to strengthen the idea of self- and mutual help within the community, to unite the community by providing direct psychological, social and legal services as well as to advocate for universal access to HIV/AIDS treatment, care, support and testing. The main goal of “Real World Real People” NGO is to improve all elements of the quality of life of PLHIV.

Contact information
www.realwrp.com/english

info@realwrp.com

+374 77 522533

 

Women’s Resource Center

Women’s Resource Center

The Women’s Resource Center Armenia was founded in 2003. WRCA is the first resource center created in the post-soviet Armenia for young women. WRCA is working in the area of women’s human right, reproductive and sexual rights, sexual violence and women’s role in the conflict resolution and peace building. WRCA is the first NGO addressing the issue of sexual violence in Armenia against women and establishing a volunteer based hotline and crisis center since 2007 with a referral mechanism. The Women’s Resource Center is a feminist organisation working with and for women.

Contact information
www.womenofarmenia.org

contact@womenofarmenia.org

+374 94 565626

 

Socioscope NGO

Socioscope NGO

Socioscope was founded in 2008 by a group of young social scientists who strived for a better synergy of their research experience and advocacy efforts. Currently, among other topics, research at Socioscope focuses on civil society processes, public dissent, sexuality, the culture and institutions of democracy, human rights, LGBT issues, conservatism and nationalism, particularly as reflected in the media and public perception. Along with research activities, Socioscope initiates educational activities for NGO members, public advocates, students, and regional youth, aimed at increasing their critical thinking and supporting their public activism.

Contact information
www.socioscope.am

info@socioscope.am

+374 60 377277

 

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