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15.5.2011

Attachments The Armenian Weekly Online (L to R) Panelists Poghosyan, Avetisyan, and Matosian NEWTON, Mass. (A.W.)—It was a lively evening on Wed., April 13, as the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) teamed up with Boston College’s Center for Human Rights to stage a panel discussion on “Challenges in Women’s Health in Resource-Poor Countries: The Case […]

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8.4.2011

Attachments Through the intervention of the Zangakatun Social Services NGO staff, we were able to secure new homes to four beneficiary families. These vulnerable families were in the Zangakatun program in Vanadzor, living in shacks with unsanitary conditions and no running water. The families are now able to live in modern apartments with necessary amenities. […]

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8.1.2011

Attachments On a cold December day, Vahan Alaverdyan initiated a special activity on behalf of children in Yerevan.  Vahan, who holds a master’s degree in ESL from Yerevan State University, is a program assistant at Birthright Armenia and has been involved in implementing various community projects with his friends since 2006.  This year, Vahan – […]

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30.11.2010

Attachments Speakers of the Press Conference Guests Photo Exhibition Winner Photo of the Contest On November 25, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) held a press conference to help launch the “16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence” campaign in Armenia. The event was held with participation from Armenia’s Ministry of Labor and Social Issues, […]

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30.11.2010

Attachments Tufenkian Foundation and Zangakadun participated in a march inYerevan together with citizens and coalition of NGOs against domestic violence Ambassador Yovanovitch at the Tufenkian Foundation exhibit with children who presented work on violence through their eyes Speech of Ambassador Yovanovitch during the exhibit Eliza Minasyan (left) director of Jinishian Foundation talking with Karine Grigoryan […]

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30.11.2010

Attachments Vladimir performing in Stepanakert with the Karabagh Symphony orchestra in 2009 An upbeat song performed by an Armenian boy won the hearts of Europe last month, bringing Armenia its first-ever top prize in the popular Eurovision song contest for children. Karabakh-born Vladimir Arzumanyan, 12, represented Armenia at “Junior Eurovision 2010” held in Minsk, Belarus […]

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31.10.2010

Attachments AIWA Board members Joan Quinn, Diana Hekimian, and Diane Cabraloff (seated, l to r), Tufenkian Foundation Director Antranig Kasbarian,and AIWA Board member Ani Aivazian. WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – It was a special evening on Wednesday, Oct. 13, as invited guests gathered at the Tufenkian Carpets showroom here for a program devoted to “Women’s Empowerment […]

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22.10.2010

Attachments The Tufenkian Foundation together with the Armenian Educational Fund has added a school in the new Arajamough village. This area brought to ruins by war had to be rebuild from zero together with its infrastructure (water, sewage, electricity) so once again Armenians could resettle in their historic lands.  Children from two villages attend this […]

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5.10.2010

Attachments For the past six months, the Foundation has benefited from the work of volunteers — both from Armenia and from abroad. Various organizations such as the Armenian Volunteer Corp (AVC), Armenian Youth Federation (AYF), and European Volunteer Service (EVS), as well as individuals, have assisted mainly with the ‘Zangakatun’ Social Services program. Elina Sarkisian […]

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7.8.2010

Attachments Manana Youth Center is putting out its latest issue of Khabarbzik, an appendix of Children Planet. Khabarbzik is published bimonthly  and is made for youth by youth (7-17 years old). Started in 1996 when there was no light in Yerevan, Khabarbzik  was a much needed means of creative expression for the children of the […]

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