Debates on Gender and Minority Rights

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Armenian translations of 80’s feminist texts

The evening before the international women’s day, the hbs Tbilisi office Yerevan Branch presented its first Anthology of Armenian translations of 80’s feminist texts. More than 60 people attended the presentation that took Place at Zangak Publishing House, including five members of the Parliament.

New Identities in Georgia: Taboos and Minorities

Is it necessary for the modern Georgian state to ensure human rights through collective rights for certain groups? How can identities distinct from the majority be accepted and recognized by the general society? Should this be a state policy objective?

New Identities in Georgia: Taboos and Minorities

Is it necessary for the modern Georgian state to ensure human rights through collective rights for certain groups? How can identities distinct from the majority be accepted and recognized by the general society? Should this be a state policy objective? These issues were discussed at a public discussion organized by Heinrich Boell Foundation on July 23 in Batumi.

Woman: Family, Society – a Feminist View

What's feminism? Why are feminists considered to be a circle creating a crisis? Why do politicians use the data on women as “victims” of Georgian traditions for their own PR?

Transformation of Gender Roles in Armenian Society

Mary Titizian – Director of the Hrayr Marukhyan Foundation, member of the Dashnaktutyun party;
Karine Bazeyan – Vice director of the Center of Folk Arts after Hovhannes Sharambeyan;
Gohar Shahnazaryan – Anthropologist, Yerevan State University.
Moderator: Nina Iskandaryan, Caucasus Institute

The Feminine Tradition in Georgian Literature: New Faces and Legacies

The literary competition “Saba”, one of the most important events in the Georgian cultural environment, was founded in 2003 and so far has been held 10 times. For the past decade, only 17 out of 85 awards have been issued to women. This was discussed during the event entitled, “The feminine tradition in Georgian literature: new faces and legacies.”

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