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18.12.2015

Attachments In recent years, Armenia has witnessed an increase in reports of child abuse. To shed light on this problem, “Family and Community” NGO director Knarik Garanfilyan met with a group of journalists in Yerevan last month. She and partners from the “Children’s Protection Network”  reported on the disturbing rate of violence against minors, the […]

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25.11.2015

Attachments Dear friends, Based on our recent appeal, we’ve gladly received many inquiries/applications for our Executive Director position. Judging from the quality and quantity of candidates, we should be able to fill the position in the near future. Therefore, we are setting a hard deadline of Monday, November 30 for receipt of materials (c.v., letter of introduction). […]

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16.11.2015

Attachments We are now seeking a new Executive Director, to be based in Armenia full-time. Interested parties should review the enclosed Job Announcement, and may submit inquiries/resumes to Hasmik Gevorgyan at Hasmik@tcf.am.   Our long-time Executive Director, Antranig Kasbarian, will be taking on other responsibilities including an oversight position on the TF Board of Trustees. [ […]

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2.10.2015

Attachments Recently, the “Shogh” children’s day care center offered training sessions for staff and parents at Vanadzor’s public schools # 3 and 4. The sessions were run by “Shogh” center specialist Elmira Gevorgyan, who focused on children’s rights, parenting skills, and abuse prevention.   Throughout Armenia, studies reveal growing reports of child abuse as well […]

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2.10.2015

Attachments This past summer, the “Family and Community NGO” took part in two events aimed at improving children’s well-being in Armenia.   On June 19, the Children’s Protection Network invited specialists in the field for a roundtable discussion entitled “Strengthening Families and Children’s Protection: Challenges and Solutions”.  The event’s aim was to support systematic reforms […]

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2.10.2015

Attachments On September 13, over 90 friends gathered to support a new village expansion project sponsored by the Eastern US Artsakh Fund. The reception and presentation took place at the Lexington, MA home of Harry and Katrina Glorikian, and the results did not disappoint: More than $25,000 was raised in support of the Arajamugh Village, […]

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5.9.2015

Attachments   In its efforts to promote resettlement of Artsakh’s border regions, “Artsakh Fund – Eastern US” is organizing several awareness and fundraising events this fall. The first event will take place on Sunday, September 13 at the Lexington, MA home of Harry & Katrina Glorikian. Featured speakers will be Artsakh Fund chairman Alex Sarafian, […]

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1.7.2015

Attachments We are happy to report over $20,000 in donations following our appeal for earthquake relief in Nepal. To each of you who contributed, a heartfelt Thank You!   As reported previously, the Tufenkian Foundation is matching all donations, dollar-for-dollar. The matching program, initially set at $15,000, has since been revised upward to $25,000.   […]

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1.7.2015

Attachments Each year, the international community in Armenia bestows awards upon individuals who display outstanding courage and professionalism. This year’s “Woman of Courage” award went to Hasmik Khachatryan, who has waged a successful struggle to recover from domestic violence and has since become a leading advocate for women’s rights. In her struggle to regain her […]

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30.6.2015

Attachments The Women’s Support Center (WSC) continually strives to improve the quality of its services to survivors of domestic violence.  From June 16 to 23, Dr. Ruzanna Ohanjanian from San Francisco has trained WSC staff as well as psychologists from other NGOs on practical techniques needed to heal and counsel clients. These methodologies and practices […]

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