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  • Status: Ongoing
  • Thematic area: Women’s civic and political participation
  • Country: Armenia
  • Year approved:2019

Women’s Rights House NGO

  • Name of organisation / initiative supported: Women’s Rights House NGO
  • Start date: 1 January 2020
  • End date: 31 December 2020

Initiative summary:

Women’s Rights House is a grassroots NGO based in Gyumri, Armenia, whose goal is to support the development of women leaders in Shirak region, the country’s most disadvantaged region. With EED’s support, Women’s Rights House is continuing to develop as a vibrant hub for women within the region. Activities include conducting capacity-building workshops on issues such as leadership, civic activism, art and activism, human rights, and politics, holding public meetings with well-known figures, and continuing to provide a self-support group to help women activists become involved in the decision-making processes in their communities.

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