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Friday, 21 April 2017 08:03

«Accent» at the «Empowerment of girls and women in Armenia» conference

On April 21 and 22, 2017 «Accent» NGO participated at theorganized and hosted by the American University of Armenia conference «Empowerment of girls and women in Armenia».

It brought together students, faculty, civil society representatives, successful female entrepreneurs, community leaders and members of the public and private sectors. Over 50 speakers from Armenia and around the world offered a holistic perspective on the status and role of girls and women in Armenian society, including in the military, workplace, healthcare society, and society at large.

The purpose of the conference was to explore and learn about the:

1. Examples of successful national/international gender and women’s studies programs which include academic, and/or research, and/or policy, and/or services components; challenges they face in the development and maintenance of such programs; and the proven/projected impact of such activities on society.

2. Immediate and long-lasting impacts of female risk factors on the lives of girls, women and society.

3. Examples of national and international evidence-based approaches/programs/practices/policies which have the potential for enhancing female empowerment in family and society; challenges in their implementation; and evidence-based methodologies for overcoming implementation challenges.

The conference was the first stage in AUA’s Women’s Empowerment Initiative, which will identify issues, foster awareness, and help set an agenda for research, social activism and academic programming.