Human Rights House Yerevan
Human Rights House Yerevan was established in Armenia in 2012.
Today the House unites 7 organisations under its roof.
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.
+374 10 329032
119/2 Hovsep Emin street
Republic of Armenia
Democracy Today (DT) is a union of public leaders, scholars, activists who work in the area of human rights and democracy starting from 1994. The organization has been registered as an NGO in 2002. Since its inception, DT has been working in human rights protection. The organization promotes women’s rights and gender equality, encourages youth for active civic participation, implements development projects in the bordering and conflict-affected communities, and assists the victims of trafficking in humans. Democracy Today always preferred to work in the most remote and rural areas of Armenia, trying to spread the concept of human rights, democracy, and equality in those communities where these notions have not been in the center of attention.
PINK 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.
+374 60 377277
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.
+374 77 522533
Sexual Assault Crisis Center (SACC) is a community resource for victims of sexual assault. SACC provides information about resources available in Yerevan, and assists victims of sexual assault to get through the aftermath of a recent or past sexual assault and regain control of their lives.
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.
+374 60 377277
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.
+374 94 565626